It’s a measure of Wren Kitchens’ success that when MT catches up with head of transport operations Lee Holmes for a chat, he’s busy planning the company’s expansion into the US. After all, this is a retailer that only celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2019, but by then could boast a turnover of £643m and gross profit of just under £300m. Winner of the 2020 Business Excellence Award, Holmes says Wren’s success can be put down largely to owning its […]
Royal Mail has gone all-in on a strategy based on parcels growth and international expansion to ensure its future, after its annual operating profit collapsed by more than a quarter as the decline in letter deliveries continued apace.
Suttons Transport Group parent Thomas Cradley Holdings saw its UK turnover jump almost 10% in the year ended April 2012, from £75.4m to £82.9m. The figure includes a contribution of £63.5m (an increase of 14% year-on-year) from Sutton & Sons (St Helens), the UK road tanker, warehousing and drumming operation of Suttons Transport Group. Suttons & Sons (St Helens) profit before tax stood at £1.365m, up almost 25% on the previous 12 months’ £1.09m. Group MD Andrew Palmer said the […]
The official video from the Motor Transport Awards 2017 has landed. Join host Gabby Logan and relive the highs of the biggest night in the road transport calendar, which took plac on 5 July at the glamorous Grosvenor House on Park Lane. Twenty awards were given out to the cream of the road transport crop, while comedian John Bishop had the audience in stitches, and guests danced the night away after another fantastic event. Official Motor Transport Awards broadcast sponsored […]