The MD of Currie European has warned that customer rates must increase in 2014, to keep pace with the growing cost of running a haulage business. It comes as the Dumfries-based haulier saw a fall in pre-tax profit for the year ending 31 December 2012 to £336,667, from £657,562 in the previous financial year, despite a rise in turnover to £46.6m, from £46.3m in 2011. Stephen Turner, MD at Currie European, told Motortransport.co.uk: “We continue to trade satisfactorily so far […]
Hermes Group, parent company of UK parcel carrier Hermes Parcelnet, has seen “significant growth” in turnover for the twelfth year running, which it attributed to the rapidly growing e-commerce sector.
Food distribution specialist Fowler Welch more than doubled its operating profit in the first half of the current financial year, its interim report shows.
Jack Richards & Son has won a deal to look after distribution for Jiffy Packaging.