Meachers Global Logistics saw a reduction in turnover and profit last year. The Hampshire-based company recorded a 1.9% drop in sales, from £25.5m to £25m for the year ending 31 May 2016. Pre-tax profit slid 8.7% to £1.9m but the company said the “marginal reduction” was in line with expectations. In its business review, Meachers said its performance and position were satisfactory and it remained reasonably confident about the future. However, it highlighted a number of areas of potential concern […]
New business, better marketing and an emphasis on streamlining appear to have paid off for Cumbrian firm Stalkers Transport Services, which posted a pre-tax profit of just under £35,000 for the year to 30 September after two years of heavy losses. Turnover fell from £6.7m in the previous financial year to £5.7m, but it made a profit compared to a loss of nearly £125,000 the previous financial year and an even more hefty loss of nearly £290,000 the year before […]
Cambridgeshire family firm Knowles Transport has joined pallet network Palletforce as part of a fresh drive to grow its business though more local work.
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.