Transport and logistics firm Rhys Davies & Sons marked its sixtieth anniversary last year with a 58% rise in profit, the firm’s latest annual results statement has revealed. The Cardiff-based haulier, which runs 170 trucks and has nine sites around the UK, reported profits before tax of just over £1m for the year to 31 August 2012. This compared with profit of £668,000 the previous year. Turnover in the year to 31 August 2012 rose just under 6% from […]
The MT Top 100 largest operators in the UK run on an average margin of just 2.6%, and this comes after the industry became more profitable in 2012.
Viridor, the refuse and recycling operator, saw its turnover boosted by an acquisition spree last year, but profit fell as growth in recycling failed to offset a fall in landfill volumes. Viridor bought JWS Churngold for £14.25m in November 2011, having purchased Storm Recycling in June of that year and In January 2011 Veolia’s trade waste collection interests in Cornwall and North Devon and its industrial and commercial collection interests in Devon and Somerset. The company, which now makes half […]
A 55% rise in turnover at Norbert Dentressangle’s UK group company Norbert Dentressangle Logistics was achieved last year as a result of cost reductions, new business and the first full year’s effect of the acquisition of TDG in October 2011.