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Profits rise at XPO Logistics

XPO Logistics saw a dramatic increase in operating profit last year as it reaped the rewards of its acquisition strategy. Adjusted EBITDA for full year 2016 improved significantly to $1.25 billion, compared with $493.1 million for 2015.


Biomass supply chain emissions need more research

The supply chain emissions involved in the use of biomass for power generation needs further research, according to a report by the Royal Institute of International Affairs, which challenges the green credentials of the fuel.

Omni-channel can damage your profits

Only three per cent of UK retailers are able to make a profit while fulfilling omni-channel demand, finds a survey commissioned by JDA.

Welcome for Howbury RFI decision

Freight on Rail has welcomed the decision by Bexley Council to give planning approval to a new rail freight interchange at Howbury Park in southeast London.

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Palletline buys another member

Palletline has bought another of its members, Herefordshire-based road haulage company ABE, following the retirement of its founder Andy Boyle OBE. The pallet network also bought member Mike Watson in September last year after its owner sold the business.


HGVs not to blame for pot-holes, says RHA

The RHA has rejected Local Government Association (LGA) claims that pot-hole levels are “likely to surge” due to an increase in the number of HGVs. The LGA said that the “heavier the vehicle, the more pressure is likely to be exerted on road surfaces, causing them to crumble quicker and form potholes”.

Transport prices fall

Transport prices have dropped by 0.6 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2016, compared to the third, the Transport Market Monitor (TMM) by Transporeon and Capgemini Consulting has found.