ARR Craib has boosted both turnover and pre-tax profit despite what it describes as “sporadic and unpredictable” trading conditions for the road transport sector during its last financial year. The Aberdeen-based haulier saw turnover up nearly 10% for the year ended 31 March 2013 to £42.8m and pre-tax profit up 3% to £1.4m from £1.36m the previous year. It attributes the bulk of its success to a campaign to reduce fuel consumption and the business’s carbon footprint, as well as […]
The continuing rise in internet shopping and an increase in the carriage of hi-tech and high-value goods helped members of the Association of Pallet Networks (APN) deliver a strong performance in 2015.
John Hackling (Transport) saw pre-tax profits rise 41% last year, boosted by its newly opened depot in Swindon and Palletline’s decision to base a new regional hub at the depot during the period.
The number of operators wishing to defect to Palletline from rival networks has risen markedly in the past 12 months, Palletline’s MD Graham Leitch has claimed.