Knowles Transport faced down “one of the most challenging periods” ever faced by the industry to report a 24% increase in pre-tax profits last year. Latest financial results for the Cambridgeshire haulier showed that for the year ending 31 December 2020, it made a profit of £2.5m – up from £2m in 2019. Turnover also increased by 5.8% to £38.4m. The company said strategic decisions implemented by the directors and the management team led to the continued improvement in financial […]
Palletways Platinum Club member Reason Transport has opened a new 20,000ft² warehouse at an old RAF base.
The management team at Derby Express Couriers (Overnight) have completed a management buy-out (MBO). The Derby-based overnight courier company, which is part of the APC Overnight parcel delivery network, was sold by founding shareholder Nick Taylor to directors Lorraine Sharp and Susan Hill. “Susan and I are privileged to be able to lead the business to the next stage,” said Lorraine Sharp, who has worked at Derby Express for 12 years. “We take pride in offering a quality and reliable […]
Warehouse occupiers, led by retailers and 3PLs, are pushing ahead with plans to upgrade their networks, despite the current political and economic uncertainty.