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 […]
Turners (Soham) saw pre-tax profit and turnover increase last year due to rising fruit and vegetable volumes.
Crewe, Cheshire-based Brit European Transport made a dramatic return to profit during 2011, recording a pre-tax profit of £334,000 compared to pre-tax loss of £453,000 the previous year. Turnover in the year to 31 December rose 20% from £20m to £24m, all but £2m of which was generated in the UK. The firm, which specialises in car, CV, plant and equipment and lift truck transport, as well as bulk tanker work, said there had been “stability and in some cases […]
Two major business wins helped turnover at Norfolk haulier Jack Richards & Son increase by 13% last year.