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Elddis Transport (Consett) sees profit double after expanding base and growing warehousing business

 
Elddis Transport (Consett) saw its pre-tax profit more than double in 2021 aided by “significant” revenue growth in its warehousing business and the expansion of its Consett site. The County Durham-based haulier, which is a founder member of the…

Air freight haulier Saints Transport goes into administration

 
Saints Transport has entered administration after struggling with the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the aviation sector. The company has appointed Paul Ellison and David Taylor of Reading-based KRE Corporate Recovery as its administrators. …

‘Solve your problems within two years or face supply chain levy,’ Transport Select Committee warns logistics sector

 
The logistics sector must solve its driver employment crisis and fix its dearth of secure rest facilities within two years, or else the government should step in and impose a levy, MPs have warned. The Transport Select Committee (TSC) said the i…

Wincanton sees strong trading in all divisions aided by new contract wins

 
Wincanton’s group revenue is forecast to rise by 12% in Q4, helped by a slew of new retail and public sector contracts and the acquisition of e-commerce specialist Cygnia last year. In a trading update, Wincanton reported “excellent” growth in a…