CitySprint’s series of acquisitions over the past 18 months has seen its turnover top £100m for the first time, but the same-day courier is now targeting organic growth for 2013. Pre-tax profit rose 33.6% to £10.64m (2011: £7.9m) in the year to December 31 2012 as turnover increased 36.1% to £101.1m (2011: £74.3m). This is partly due to the fact that 2012 was the first full year in which the firm incorporated activities from the acquisition of Lewis Day in […]
Keith Basnett has joined UK parcel distributor Yodel as chief operating officer after eight years in the same role with ‘digital department store’ the Shop Direct Group.
Marks & Spencer (M&S) will complete the UK supply chain transformation it began in 2009 by building a major new DC at the London Gateway container port and logistics park.
Hoyer Petrolog has insisted that the UK remains an important market to the German multi-national transport giant, despite forecasting flat turnover in a bulk transport market that remains in “steady decline”.
Leeds-based Groupe Samat UK pulled itself out of the red last year, company results for the year to 31 December 2012 have revealed.
Langdons has taken on two more trailers from Gray & Adams to boost its urban delivery operations in cities in Scotland. The trailers are equipped with Anteo tuck-under tail-lifts, Whiting roller shutter doors and the latest Thermo-King Spectrum fridge units to cope with urban deliveries. The tractor units can also operate on overnight trunk routes using standard length trailers, resulting in greater operational efficiency.
Bibby Distribution has opened a new 212,000 ft² warehouse and distribution facility and taken on more than 100 additional staff in Corby, Northants, to serve a major contract with Japanese food group Mizkan.
Half of business owners in the UK transport and logistics industry believe tax cuts are vital for encouraging growth according to the latest quarterly Close Brothers Business Barometer.
Yorkshire-based Potter Logistics is the first third-party UK logistics company to purchase the 7.5 tonne Fuso Eco Canter Hybrid.
Howard Tenens has acquired a new warehouse in Cheshire as part of its continued expansion into the North of England.