Xpediator has defied the Covid-19 pandemic to deliver an 18% rise in pre-tax profits this year, according to the company’s latest trading update. The 3PL, which recently bought UK international groupage freight forwarder Nidd Transport, said it expects to report £6m in pre-tax profits for the year to 31 December 2020, up 18% from £5.2m last year. Despite seeing a sharp drop in volumes at the beginning of the Covid-19 outbreak the company said trading has continued to recover to […]
Yearsley Group has welcomed a decision by Peterborough City Council’s planning committee to approve the construction of buildings up to 35m high at the Gateway Peterborough distribution park, where it intends to build a new 385,000ft2 cold store. The decision means Yearsley can now proceed with a planning application for its new warehouse, which a spokeswoman said it would probably submit in February. Subject to approval, the new cold store in the Great Haddon Employment Zone will be built in […]
The Swain Group has purchased Derby-based Jeffrey’s Haulage for an undisclosed sum.
Potter Group Logistics has had its storage and distribution contract with Greencore Grocery extended by a further two years. The contract, worth approximately £3.2m, sees Potter group storing and moving ambient finished products for the manufacturer to customers in retail and foodservice sectors. Greencore Grocery has now retained Potter Group Logistics as its third party logistics partner for 12 years, storing its ingredients and packaging at Potter’s Selby DC. In 2009, this business was extended to include the storage and […]