Maritime Transport saw increases in its turnover and profits last year as it continued on its decade-long growth. The Suffolk logistics giant added another £24m to its revenues in the year ending 27 December 2019, bringing full-year turnover to £329m. Pre-tax profit increased by 16% to £9.4m. In its strategic report the company, which employed more than 2,100 drivers during the period, said turnover had now doubled in the last five years and reflected its “commitment to expanding into the […]
Miniclipper Logistics has expanded its operations and vehicle fleet due to increased demand for warehousing from existing customers, as well as new business wins. The operator has taken on an 87,000ft² warehouse a mile from its main base in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, boosting its overall warehousing capacity to 200,000ft². Jayne Masters, sales director at Miniclipper, said it had taken on the 15-year lease following an increasing appetite from both existing and new customers for storage space. She said the company, […]
Transport workers are among those on a new government list of people deemed “critical to the COVID-19 response” and whose children will therefore be prioritised for educational provision in schools.
Scania, Nestlé, UPS and Route Monkey have signed up to a new international partnership focused on tackling road freight emissions.