Whistl UK reported a £4.7m pre-tax loss in 2019 as it battled to remain competitive in the parcels and Downstream Access (DSA) markets as start-up inefficiencies racked up at its Bedford ‘super hub’. However, group revenues rose by 12.6% to £635m for the year ending 31 December 2019 and it enjoyed a 22% increase in turnover in its parcels and international divisions. During the period the company opened a new hub in Bedford for mail and parcels and it said […]
The price of fuel has little effect on the profitability of logistics companies and isn’t the primary cause of failures in the industry, the Motor Transport Directors’ Club was told last month.
A range of the transport industry’s biggest operators have explained the thinking behind their recruitment strategies for the year ahead.
Parcel carrier Worldwide Logistics and Distribution (WWLD) has acquired two-man delivery firm HTH Logistics, which trades as Home Direct Logistics.