Suttons Transport Group parent Thomas Cradley Holdings saw its UK turnover jump almost 10% in the year ended April 2012, from £75.4m to £82.9m. The figure includes a contribution of £63.5m (an increase of 14% year-on-year) from Sutton & Sons (St Helens), the UK road tanker, warehousing and drumming operation of Suttons Transport Group. Suttons & Sons (St Helens) profit before tax stood at £1.365m, up almost 25% on the previous 12 months’ £1.09m. Group MD Andrew Palmer said the […]
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 […]
Kuehne + Nagel’s acquisition of international groupage specialist RH Freight in March last year caught many in the industry – including Motor Transport it has to be said – by surprise. But it was all part of the Swiss-owned global logistics business’ long term strategy, as Glenn Lindfield, KN’s senior vice president for contract logistics in North West Europe, tells Steve Hobson Unlike some other logistics firms who spend big money promoting their brands, family-owned Swiss logistics giant Kuehne + […]
Wincanton has told investors that its full year turnover will be lower than 2018’s, after the late start of a number of new contracts failed to offset its exit from several low margin deals.