The 2020 Motor Transport Top 100 has highlighted the success of online retailing even before the Covid-19 pandemic, with parcel carriers such as Hermes, Yodel, DPD and UPS all increasing sales at double the industry average rate of 2.3%. The figures for the Top 100 come mainly from companies’ 2019 accounts and so are not affected by the Covid-19 crisis. However, it is clear that the home delivery specialists have been the major beneficiaries as consumers have taken to the […]
The MT Top 100 largest operators in the UK run on an average margin of just 2.6%, and this comes after the industry became more profitable in 2012.
Here we are at the end of yet another year and the time when the MT cost tables appear.
Eight road transport and logistics businesses now have an annual turnover in excess of £1bn.