The sale of its Palletforce shares after the purchase of the pallet network last year by EmergeVest sent Farrall’s’ profit soaring in 2015. Farrall’s, which celebrates its 60th anniversary this year and was a Palletforce founder member, saw a 220% jump in pre-tax profit for the year ended 31 December 2015, from £309,189 to £969,852. The Chester-based company said its performance had also been strengthened by “significant rationalisation” at the company. MD Jim Perry told Motortransport.co.uk: “During 2015 a total commercial […]
Crewe, Cheshire-based Brit European Transport made a dramatic return to profit during 2011, recording a pre-tax profit of £334,000 compared to pre-tax loss of £453,000 the previous year. Turnover in the year to 31 December rose 20% from £20m to £24m, all but £2m of which was generated in the UK. The firm, which specialises in car, CV, plant and equipment and lift truck transport, as well as bulk tanker work, said there had been “stability and in some cases […]
Cambridgeshire family firm Knowles Transport has joined pallet network Palletforce as part of a fresh drive to grow its business though more local work.
Attracting the “best members in every postcode” will be Palletforce’s priority in the next year now its Burton-on-Trent super hub is fully operational.