The MD of one of the largest container hauliers in the UK has warned that the pattern of business in the sector will “change dramatically” over the next 12 months when the London Gateway opens at the end of the year. Speaking as the haulier unveiled a 6.5% year-on-year increase in turnover and a 45% increase in pre-tax profit Chris Lawrenson, MD of Pentalver Group, said operators in the container market would have to change in order to survive. Pentalver, […]
Container haulier Goldstar Transport saw an 8.6% increase in turnover and a pre-tax profit rise of 35% in the 12 months ending 31 July 2012. The Felixstowe-based haulier, which has depots in Tilbury, Rochester, Southampton, Bristol, Liverpool, Birmingham and Wakefield, said in its annual report that turnover rose from £65.4m in the previous financial year to £71m. Pre-tax profit increased to £2.1m from £1.6m in 2011. In the report the firm added that gross profit margin had increased to 11.5%, […]
Maritime Transport has reported an 11th consecutive year of revenue growth.