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 […]
Tilbury, Essex-based haulage, freight forwarding and logistics firm Arcese UK said it is working to address its business performance after suffering a 90% fall in profit over the past two years.
S&S Distribution saw a 3.2% decrease in turnover in the financial year ending 31 July 2013, but experienced an upturn in fortunes during the latter half of last year.
Brian Yeardley Continental said a willingness to reinvent itself and innovate had helped boost turnover by 17% during 2012. Summary accounts for the year ending 31 December 2012 showed sales increased to £10.2m during the period, compared with £8.7m in 2011. However, managing director Kevin Hopper said he expected a tough 2013 and that the Featherstone based company was investigating further cost savings within the business as a result. Hopper said it identified a need from some of its biggest […]