The COVID-19 pandemic has left Kuehne + Nagel facing an “immense” challenge in the coming months, the company has warned. Announcing its group results in the first quarter of 2020, the global logistics giant revealed a “significant” drop in volumes in March as the pandemic advanced across Europe. Despite a solid start to the year, the road logistics division saw volumes decline “significantly” in March, with all sectors affected, with the exception of e-commerce and pharma. The company said volumes […]
A committed customer base and varied operations helped Kent-based R Swain & Sons grow both turnover and pre-tax profit last year.
Suttons Transport Group parent Thomas Cradley Holdings saw its UK turnover jump almost 10% in the year ended April 2012, from £75.4m to £82.9m. The figure includes a contribution of £63.5m (an increase of 14% year-on-year) from Sutton & Sons (St Helens), the UK road tanker, warehousing and drumming operation of Suttons Transport Group. Suttons & Sons (St Helens) profit before tax stood at £1.365m, up almost 25% on the previous 12 months’ £1.09m. Group MD Andrew Palmer said the […]
DSV Road saw turnover fall by £13.3m in 2015 after a “challenging year” that saw it lose a major customer.