Wincanton has reported continued profitability in July and August with particularly strong performance in digital and e-fulfilment. In a summary of its performance since its AGM trading update on 22 July 2020, the group said it was benefiting from an increase in demand for online retail, with revenue significantly ahead of pre-Covid-19 levels. Volumes in the two-person home delivery business have remained high through the summer months. Furthermore, operational efficiencies in digital and e-fulfilment have led to an improvement in […]
Hermes is piloting a service in London involving ‘pedestrian couriers’ unloading parcels from Ford vans, which it said reduces vehicle emissions for final mile deliveries.
Bulk haulage firm Fred Sherwood & Sons saw its pre-tax profit tumble by three quarters to £644,000 last year as the firm battled declining asset resale values, rising fuel prices and pay rate pressures.
Scania saw net sales fall across the board by 18% last year, in what it described as ‘a year like no other’.