Aggressive cost control measures helped Palletline ride the initial storm of Covid-19 last year, with reported operating and pre-tax profits significantly up on 2019. The latest financial results for the pallet network, for the year ending 30 June 2020, showed that it increased turnover by 1% to £150.2m. But pre-tax profit increased from £375,000 in 2019 to £1.1m during the period, with an operating profit of £1.3m – well ahead of the £528,000 reported in the 2018/19 financial year. In […]
The FTA can now offer mobile inspections for companies whose workshop facilities are not available during the COVID-19 lockdown.
The coronavirus pandemic will prove to be a defining moment for supply chains. CH Robinson supports some 119,000 customers globally through its multi-modal logistics platform, and we believe that recent events around the world will transform the logistics landscape, leading to significant technological investment, heightened risk management, new levels of supply chain visibility and a refocus on skills.
The popular Engineer in Court mock trial by jury returns at Derby University on 27 June, with the centrepiece ‘trial’ this year trying a case of corporate manslaughter following an insecure load falling from a vehicle. Society of Operations Engineers chief executive Nick Jones will this year don the judges’ wig and gown to oversee proceedings and a line up of top barristers including Michael Ponsonby, James Godden and a team from Backhouse Jones will cross examine witnesses. The court […]