Wincanton is making “good operational and strategic progress” and trading in line with current market expectations, despite the wider economic headwinds, according to its latest trading update. The update, released ahead of its AGM today (12 July), revealed that group revenue for the first quarter of this financial year grew by around 11% compared to the same quarter last year, or by around 9% if the impact of acquisitions is excluded. Wincanton provides a range of services including storage, handling […]
Eight road transport and logistics businesses now have an annual turnover in excess of £1bn.
Rising driver wages and greater use of agency staff to combat recruitment difficulties contributed to a second year of reduced profit for Felixstowe-based container haulier James Kemball.
Matlock Transport Company, the family run general haulier founded more than 70 years ago, has ceased trading. Insolvency practitioners from Sheffield-based Hart Shaw LLP were appointed on 11 September to help liquidate the business. The company was founded in 1946 by Richard Lowe, before brothers Eric, Alf, George and Charles took an active role and began to grow the business. Third generation cousins Julian and Richard Lowe were most recently at the helm and the Darley Dale company operated 46 HGVs and […]