Fuel efficiency increases from its Euro-6 fleet boosted CM Downton’s pre-tax profit last year. For the year ended 30 June 2016, Downton recorded a pre-tax profit of £5.7m, up 12% on the previous year’s £5m. A CM Downton spokesman said: “Part of the reason for the slight increase in profit was the big investment in Euro-6 vehicles, and we’re starting to see the benefit of that with better fuel consumption, along with good telematics results.” However the lower fuel costs […]
Knights of Old remains on the hunt for more acquisitions after turnover jumped during the first full year of trading following its integration of the Mainland Group.
Welcome to the first edition of Motor Transport’s Power Players – the list of the 20 people who we believe have the most influence and exert the most control over the road transport industry. This list is by no means objective, but we’ve debated the merits of those on the list. You will find operators, clients, industry stakeholders and a few off-the-wall choices. Some are there because they exerted power in 2012, while others appear because we expect them to […]