A harsh economic climate, growing costs and rising customer resistance to rates increases all left Gloucestershire-based haulier CM Downton struggling to raise its profit level significantly, despite a 13.8% increase in turnover in the year to the end of June 2012. Group turnover excluding joint ventures rose from £78.3m to £89.1m during the year, while pre-tax profit rose just 3.6%, from £6.1m to £6.3m. The firm, which was named Haulier of the Year at the Motor Transport Awards 2012 for […]
County Antrim-based vehicle operator Woodside Haulage (Holdings) managed to boost turnover by nearly 10% in the year to the end of March 2014, its latest accounts have shown.
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Wincanton has found home is where the heart is as customers in the DIY and home retail sectors drove growth at the operator. At the same time it has begun surgery to return its industrial and transport division to health.