Turners (Soham) saw pre-tax profit and turnover increase last year due to rising fruit and vegetable volumes. Pre-tax profit rose 11% to £24.8m in the period between 4 January 2015 and 2 January 2016, up from £22.3m the previous year. Turnover increased to £247m from £238m, with the biggest contribution coming from its general haulage operation, which saw turnover grow to £62m from £50m. Turnover in its temperature controlled division was flat at £109m and revenue from its tanker division fell to £76m from £79m. […]
County Antrim-based vehicle operator Woodside Haulage (Holdings) managed to boost turnover by nearly 10% in the year to the end of March 2014, its latest accounts have shown.
The MD of Currie European has warned that customer rates must increase in 2014, to keep pace with the growing cost of running a haulage business.