Owens (Road Services) saw pre-tax profit rise 14% last year as it invested heavily in its fleet and focused on maintaining a competitive edge. The operator’s financial statements for the year ended 30 June 2013 revealed that pre-tax profit jumped from £706,782 to £806,503. Turnover, however, remained broadly flat at £36.2m, despite winning some new contracts in the FMCG sector, including Amazon.com, and receiving steady business from the local steel industry. The Welsh operator is continuing to focus on reducing […]
UK Pallets, the pallet network owned by UK Mail Group, was rocked by a 64% collapse in year-on-year profits in the year to 31 March, its parent company has revealed.
The boss of CM Downton has said customers need to be realistic about haulage rates as the economic recovery begins to lay bare capacity issues within road transport.
Government road projects generating demand within the construction sector helped Bowring Transport perform strongly last year, according to its latest annual results.