Japanese-owned Yusen Logistics UK saw pre-tax profits leap in its latest financial year helped by a new healthcare deal and rising demand for warehousing as healthcare clients stockpiled ahead of Brexit. However, the Northampton-based logistics firm, which counts Seiko, Mitsubishi, Honda, Halfords and AstraZeneca among its clients, warned that revenue will be hit this year due to the effect of the Covid-19 pandemic on business – although it predicts that its broad range of clients will help ameliorate the impact. […]
The United Road Transport Union (URTU) said it had won a “protective award” for staff made redundant when Almtone-owned Canute Group ceased trading in 2018.
Container haulier Macintyre Transport has reported a 26% rise in profits on the back of extending the working life of some of its vehicles.
Pallet-Track has revealed its members are providing an essential service to the government’s emergency Nightingale hospitals, supplying anything from medicines and equipment to electrical cables.