Palletline member Miniclipper Logistics has admitted volumes have not been hit as badly as expected by the COVID-19 pandemic but that companies without a warehousing side might struggle to survive. “We can handle it,” MD Peter Masters told motortransport.co.uk. “It’s going to take a bit of a nose dive but we were expecting slightly worse than it is. “In the pallet sector we were expecting it to be 40% down but now we’re talking 29%. It’s looking a bit better […]
ARR Craib said that its customer retention has been excellent, despite the fall in the price of oil that led to a significant downturn among its core oil and gas customers resulting in a 9% fall in turnover in its most recent financial year.
A strong performance in Wincanton’s contract logistics business saw turnover jump in the first half of its financial year, but losses in its Pullman Fleet Services division slowed profit growth.
Miniclipper Logistics has taken delivery of nine new MAN TGX tractor units and two new Volvo FL5 12-tonne rigids from Dawsonrentals.