Container haulier Goldstar Transport saw an 8.6% increase in turnover and a pre-tax profit rise of 35% in the 12 months ending 31 July 2012. The Felixstowe-based haulier, which has depots in Tilbury, Rochester, Southampton, Bristol, Liverpool, Birmingham and Wakefield, said in its annual report that turnover rose from £65.4m in the previous financial year to £71m. Pre-tax profit increased to £2.1m from £1.6m in 2011. In the report the firm added that gross profit margin had increased to 11.5%, […]
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The managing director of John Mitchell (Grangemouth) said an increase in turnover and profit at the company was down to being tough with customers who wouldn’t move on rates.