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, […]
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