Abbey Logistics has reported pre-tax losses of £3.67m for the year to 29 June 2019, after a restated loss of £4.42m in the previous year. Turnover was down slightly at £62.68m after rising 28% in 2018 due to several contract wins and the acquisition of Armet Logistics in 2017. The company said that an operating loss of £3m before exceptional costs in 2019 “reflects a period of significant transition for the group and was broadly in line with directors and […]
Ambitious Bradford-based operator Advanced Supply Chain has launched a consultancy service offering logistics advice to SMEs. The operator, which has predicted a turnover of £100m within five years, is targeting the new Consultancy Plus service at smaller businesses. The first company to benefit from the new service, Lancashire-based soft furnishings supplier J Rosenthal & Son, has already made improvements to operational management, staffing, strategic thinking and recruitment. Mike Danby, chief executive at Advanced Supply Chain, said: “We decided to bring […]
The owner of the loss-making M6 toll road is attempting to attract customers and streamline its processes by boosting its ANPR camera network and introducing an online management system.
Wincanton hasn’t had it all its own way of late. A resurgent Eddie Stobart wrestled a Cemex contract valued at £15m off it, and MT revealed earlier this month that Britvic had re-awarded its entire transport requirement to Eddie Stobart after the first year of a five-year deal with Wincanton.