Wincanton has found home is where the heart is as customers in the DIY and home retail sectors drove growth at the operator. At the same time it has begun surgery to return its industrial and transport division to health. Group turnover for the six months to 30 September 2017 grew 3.4% to £581m (2016: £561.8m). Pre-tax profit increased 3.6% to £20.3m (2016: £19.6m). Contract wins and renewals with Argos, a win with IKEA and Thales, and renewals with Ibstock […]
Looking at this week’s share prices it is easy to pick out Hargreaves as the best performing company in road transport. And you wouldn’t be far wrong, if you’re measuring it over the past four weeks. The upturn is pretty stark. But it doesn’t tell the whole story…
Wincanton is continuing its fleet expansion at pace with the addition of 21 Renault Range Ts for its construction division and 85 for its container business.
Cambridgeshire transport and storage provider Knowles Transport managed to generate an 11.4% pre-tax profit margin in the year to the end of December 2013 despite a sharp drop in turnover, figures logged recently at Companies House have shown.