Stephen Sanderson Transport revealed increased customer confidence and a tight rein on costs created a significant boost in turnover and profit last year. The Market Harborough haulier increased its turnover by 17.6% to £9.9m (2012:£8.4m) for the year ended 31 December 2013, while pre-tax profit increased to £497,000 (2012: £307,000). Ed Sanderson, commercial director, told Motortranport.co.uk that growth has come from across all the sectors the company operates across, with its building sector customers, in particular, experiencing a “phenomenal” boom, […]
Potter Group Logistics has credited stringent cost control, which hasn’t come at the expense of good customer service, for a 27% jump in annual pre-tax profit. Matthew Lamb, MD of Potter Group Logistics, said: “As always our focus is on delivering first class customer service. “We have achieved this while applying rigours controls on overheads across all areas of the business.” As a result, pre-tax profit in the year ended April 2012 was £1.04m (2011: £817,000), with turnover 2.8% ahead […]
Truswell Haulage has left Palletforce for Palletline in order to centralise pallet operations around its hub.
Palletline has defended itself after residents complained that vibrations from trucks accessing its London hub in Perivale were causing property damage. A local residents group, led by Vinny K-Maddage, has put Ealing Council and Transport for London under pressure to act. However, Palletline said that despite having operated from Perivale for the past five years, it was only made aware that residents had concerns this August. “As a preliminary action, Palletline implemented an alternative preferred route; instructing drivers to go […]