Associated Cold Stores & Transport (ACS&T) felt the benefit of an upturn in trade due to the Olympics and the Diamond Jubilee last year, with both turnover and profit up year-on-year. For the 12 months ending 29 December 2012, turnover rose to £20.4m, from £18.7m a year ago. Pre-tax profit stood at £651,249, compared to £142,903 in the previous 12 months. MD Malcolm Johnstone said: “The substantial capital investment over the past year in our IT infrastructure, properties and commercial […]
Wincanton has reversed heavy losses and is “back on track” – despite a 9.6% fall in turnover – after a turbulent two years that saw it sell its loss-making European activities and exit a poor performing market in the UK.
Automotive specialist Brit European Transport improved its margins in 2012, despite a slight fall in turnover.
Airfreight specialist Saints Transport saw both turnover and profit rise in 2013, despite what it described as a “challenging year” for its sector.