Welch’s Transport has laid down foundations for the future with the appointment of fourth-generation family member Chris Welch as its commercial director. Welch, who is the great-grandson of founder Gordon Welch and son of MD Jim Welch, joined the Cambridgeshire-based family firm in 2014. His previous posts include operations director at DHL in Cambridge and general manager at Dial-a-TV in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire. Speaking to MT, MD Jim Welch said his son’s appointment as commercial director was part of a succession […]
AKW Group saw its annual pre-tax profit climb by more than 60%, despite a £600,000 write off, after it delivered better-than-expected sales at its transport, warehousing and contract packaging businesses.
John Hackling (Transport) saw pre-tax profit fall 45% last year, according to its latest annual results.
Welch’s Transport saw profit fall in a year with an “uncomfortably high” turnover in operational staff, according to the firm’s latest annual results.