Jack Richards and Son boosted turnover by 14% and pre-tax profits by 7% in 2016, aided by stable fuel prices and an efficiency drive. Reporting its annual results to 31 March 2016 the Norfolk-based company said turnover had grown to £40.6m (2015: £35.5m) with pre-tax profit reaching £1m (2015: £951,007). MD Peter Brown told Motortransport.co.uk: “Our growth is mostly about looking at internal efficiencies and working that little bit harder.” An efficiency drive at the company included introducing telematics to […]
Llanelli-based family-run Owens Group has taken on 20 new Renault Range T tractive units after achieving fuel returns of up to 9.3mpg in a long-term trial.
Haulage rates continued to stagnate during the first half of the year, new data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have suggested.
Leicester-based packaged chemicals logistics provider HW Coates Holdings has described its financial performance in the year to 31 December 2012 as “satisfactory” – despite raising its profit before tax by 34% over the previous year.