A harsh economic climate, growing costs and rising customer resistance to rates increases all left Gloucestershire-based haulier CM Downton struggling to raise its profit level significantly, despite a 13.8% increase in turnover in the year to the end of June 2012. Group turnover excluding joint ventures rose from £78.3m to £89.1m during the year, while pre-tax profit rose just 3.6%, from £6.1m to £6.3m. The firm, which was named Haulier of the Year at the Motor Transport Awards 2012 for […]
The shortlist for the 2016 Motor Transport Awards has been published, with Browns Distribution Services, Malcolm Logistics, Pentalver and WH Barley in the running for Haulier of the Year.
Jigsaw has added a trio of pieces to its puzzle in the form of three new partner hauliers.
Volvo Trucks has become the sponsor of the Haulier of the Year in the 2016 Motor Transport Awards. For the past 30 years, the Motor Transport Haulier of the Year has been the most sought-after accolade in the road transport industry.