ARR Craib has boosted both turnover and pre-tax profit despite what it describes as “sporadic and unpredictable” trading conditions for the road transport sector during its last financial year. The Aberdeen-based haulier saw turnover up nearly 10% for the year ended 31 March 2013 to £42.8m and pre-tax profit up 3% to £1.4m from £1.36m the previous year. It attributes the bulk of its success to a campaign to reduce fuel consumption and the business’s carbon footprint, as well as […]
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Growth in the oil services sector, investment in its Palletline business and improved vehicle utilisation helped Scottish haulier ARR Craib boost turnover and profit in the 12 months ending 31 March. Turnover rose 8.9% to £38.9m, while pre-tax profit was 56% higher, climbing from £873,117 to £1.36m. ARR Craib attributed the profit rise to a cost control programme, which incorporated driver training and a vehicle telematics and tracking system over the course of the year. It also invested £3m in […]