Advanced Processing, which trades as Advanced Supply Chain, took another step towards its target of £100m turnover by 2016, after a revealing a 57% rise in its most recent financial year. For the 12 months ending 30 June 2012 turnover rose to £28m, from £17.5m in the previous 12 month period. The garment processing specialist also increased its profitability, revealing a pre-tax profit of £1.1m compared to £508,333. In setting its £100m target for 2016, the Bradford-based operator has stated […]
Haulage rates continued to stagnate during the first half of the year, new data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have suggested.
The UK’s 100 largest operators are more profitable than they were last year and employ more people, according to the Motor Transport Top 100 2015, in association with SDC.
Glasgow haulier John G Russell (Transport) has warned the distribution sector of a “difficult” 12 months ahead as costs keep rising while rates and profit margins continue to stagnate. Alan Poulton, chief executive, logistics at the group, told MT the firm was finding it increasingly difficult to squeeze further efficiencies out of its operation and said that, in terms of rates: “We are not getting, and have not got for some time now, an increase that reflects the quality and […]