Trading at Maxi Haulage was “very satisfactory” last year, as the Scottish firm continued to invest in its fleet and reduce costs. Turnover for the group’s haulage division was up 6% at £42.8m (2010/11: £40.3m), its results for the year ended 30 September 2012 Pre-tax profit at the Scottish haulier fell 30% to £1.4m, down from £2m in 2010/11 due to “cost inflation and price pressure”. Pre-tax profit at parent company Maxi Caledonian, which incorporates its construction industry arm, slipped by […]
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