Government road projects generating demand within the construction sector helped Bowring Transport perform strongly last year, according to its latest annual results. In the year to 31 May 2016, the Mansfield, Nottinghamshire-based firm said that despite “a modest decline” in turnover to £12.2m (2015: £12.6m) and in pre-tax profit to £1.6m (2015: £1.68m), the haulage division “exceeded expectations” in the period. Bowring Transport attributed the division’s performance to “significant demand” for haulage services driven by “substantial capital spending” on local and […]
Rhys Davies & Sons saw both turnover and pre-tax profit rise last year, through a mixture of cost control and volume growth.
C Butt left Pall-Ex more than a year ago – just six months after joining – because its first foray into a pallet network failed to live up to its expectations, Motortransport.co.uk has learnt.
NWF Group expects pre-tax profit for the six months ended 30 November to be greater than the same period in 2011, despite lower than expected performance in its food distribution arm. In its interim statement, the firm said its Boughey Distribution business performed “slightly behind expectations” as it did not take on as many new customers and receive as much business from existing customers as it expected, which it blamed on a “tough market environment”. NWF Fuels performed better than […]