The managing director of John Mitchell (Grangemouth) said an increase in turnover and profit at the company was down to being tough with customers who wouldn’t move on rates. The haulage and warehousing firm saw an 8.5% increase in turnover for the year ending 31 March 2013, to almost £13m. Pre-tax profit more than doubled to £392,000 compared with the previous year. MD Iain Mitchell said: “The hardest bit for any business is making the tough, difficult decisions. We have […]
Owens has returned to profit after three consecutive years of losses, its latest financial results have revealed.
Trading at the transport operations at Welch’s Transport this year is “progressing well” after a “reasonable performance” in 2012, according to MD Jim Welch.
Controlled temperature specialist Langdons saw a 13.7% increase in turnover as it felt the benefit of a £9m investment it its Redditch depot. For the year ending 31 December 2011 turnover at Langdons Industries was £67.5m (2010: £59.4m), while pre-tax profit rose to £2.7m from £2.1m in the previous 12 month period. Arran Osman, MD at Langdons, says that return on sales has “settled back to expected levels based on performance in 2009” as “profit in 2010 had been significantly […]