Pressure on rates has led to Felixstowe-based container specialist Macintyre Transport reporting a 9% fall in pre-tax profit despite a near 11% rise in turnover. Turnover in the year to 30 April 2012 rose from £19.3m to £21.4m due to organic growth, said chairman Harvey Macintyre; pre-tax profit, however, fell from £895,000 to £813,000. Much of the profit slide was attributable to stagnant rates, said Macintyre. “We have been very proactive in taking costs out of the business since 2008, […]
Boughey Distribution’s profit took a hit after it ran out of warehousing space and was forced to outsource some of its storage operation last summer.
The Office of the Traffic Commissioner has issued a reminder to vehicle operators about the new financial standing levels that will apply from next month.
Eurotunnel’s freight traffic volumes remained almost static in the Q3 2015, despite a summer of troubles in the port of Calais and further reports of “desperate” migrant activity in past days.