A revival in activity within the construction sector helped ET Holdings more than treble profit before tax in the year to the end of March 2014, from £192,000 to just under £760,000. Turnover in the group, which includes hauliers Evans Transport and Seymour Transport as well as commercial vehicle workshop operation Trident Commercials, rose from £20m to £21.5m in the same period. In the parent company’s latest annual accounts, the firm’s directors said the combined effects of general economic improvement, […]
Eddie Stobart saw turnover and earnings grow in the first six months of its financial year, but the cost of refinancing, its stock market listing and the end of an Irish retail contract resulted in a pre-tax loss.
Cambridgeshire haulier Welch’s Transport has said that trading is on a “reasonably upward trend” after it saw volume improvements in its transport business in its most recent financial year.
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