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 […]
Manchester-based AKW Group returned to profitability in 2013, as both its transport and warehousing businesses enjoyed bumper trading.
Cambridgeshire-based ambient food logistics specialist Bretts Transport has said it anticipates “a good profitable year” after reporting a 9.5% increase in turnover for the 12 months to the end of March.
A 55% rise in turnover at Norbert Dentressangle’s UK group company Norbert Dentressangle Logistics was achieved last year as a result of cost reductions, new business and the first full year’s effect of the acquisition of TDG in October 2011.