Turnover at the transport division of Hargreaves Services have risen in the past 12 months, however its profit fell marginally as its tanker division struggled. Hargreaves Logistics turnover increased by £5.4m from £77.3m to £82.7m for the 12 months ending 31 May. However operating profit fell slightly to £4m, from £4.1m a year ago. In a statement the firm said: “The bulk fleet exceeded our internal expectations having benefited from higher than normal coal shipments as power stations increased their […]
Turnover and pre-tax profit rose at Suttons Group’s UK activities in what was the final financial year overseen by former MD Andrew Palmer.
Looking at this week’s share prices it is easy to pick out Hargreaves as the best performing company in road transport. And you wouldn’t be far wrong, if you’re measuring it over the past four weeks. The upturn is pretty stark. But it doesn’t tell the whole story…
Hargreaves Services has warned that its transport division’s operating profit may fall by £500,000 this year due a decline in the coal, steel and construction markets.