Associated Cold Stores & Transport (ACS&T) felt the benefit of an upturn in trade due to the Olympics and the Diamond Jubilee last year, with both turnover and profit up year-on-year. For the 12 months ending 29 December 2012, turnover rose to £20.4m, from £18.7m a year ago. Pre-tax profit stood at £651,249, compared to £142,903 in the previous 12 months. MD Malcolm Johnstone said: “The substantial capital investment over the past year in our IT infrastructure, properties and commercial […]
Growth in haulage rates slowed almost to a halt in the first three months of the year, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Average haulage rates grew by just 0.1% against a 2005 baseline in the first quarter of 2013, down from 0.2% during the final quarter of 2012, the latest Services Producer Price Index from the ONS has revealed.
Fagan & Whalley has blamed the UK driver shortage for a near two-thirds fall in pre-tax profit.
Pre-tax profit at Arcese UK fell over 30% in the year to the end of December, accounts posted at Companies House have shown.