24 Feb 2015

Freightways delivers record first-half result

10:49 am on 24 February 2015

Freightways has delivered another record first-half result.

The courier and information management firm said its net profit rose 21 percent to $26.3 million for the six months to the end of December.

Revenue rose 11 percent to $241.76 million.

The managing director of Mainfreight Dean Bracewell said the outlook was positive for its express package and business mail firms, as well as for its fast-growing information management businesses.

"Result underpinned by strong performance across the businesses, right throughout all locations in New Zealand and Australia," he said.

The company will pay an interim dividend of 12 cents per share, up 20 percent from the year earlier.

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