Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire storage and distribution firm John Hackling (Transport) said a near 12% rise in turnover and profit before tax in the year to the end of September was “in line with expectations”. The firm, which is a member of both Palletline and The Hazchem Network, reported an 11.9% rise in turnover during the year to £13.1m (2013: £11.7m); while pre-tax profit rose 12.48% to £1.34m (2013: £1.19m), resulting in a profit margin of just over 10%. While the directors […]
Suckling Transport said business had been “encouraging” last year, with profit and turnover up 49% and 43% respectively.
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.
Cross-channel disruption and the migrant crisis, combined with bad debts arising from the steel crisis, saw Laser Transport International suffer a tough second half in 2015.