Brexit has boosted profits for Xpediator in the first five months of this year, the group has announced, ahead of its AGM today (8 June). In a trading statement, the freight management specialist said revenues were boosted by the service it offers to operators, helping them navigate new paperwork created by additional customs control processes. This offset the fall the group saw in cross channel freight forwarding volumes, following the UK’s exit from the European Union in January this year, […]
A continued move from straight transport to logistics activities including warehousing, packing and freight forwarding helped Glasgow-based Gordon Leslie Group achieve a 20% rise in pre-tax profit in the year to 30 September 2012. Turnover in the year fell around 8% to £4.8m (2011: £5.2m), but profit before tax came in at just over £487,000 (2011: £405,000). MD Craig Leslie said the firm had made a “fairly conscious move” in the last two years to reduce its reliance on some […]
A huge surge in demand for wine and other alcohol during the lockdown had seen orders for some clients rising by more than 7,000%, according to Johnston Logistics UK.
Felixstowe-based haulier James Kemball’s investment in additional fleet appears to have paid off with a 9% rise in turnover and 32% jump in pre-tax profit.