Stobart Group saw turnover in its core transport and distribution division climb in the first half of its financial year despite “considerable demand volatility”, although profit was flat. Revenue for the transport and distribution division increased 33% to £297.5m (2012: £222.9m), with the former Autologic business acquired in August of last year providing £54.5m of this. Stripping out the contribution from the now rebranded Automotive, turnover in the six months ended 31 August 2013 was £243m, representing growth of a […]
Bibby Distribution Services (Holdings) slipped into the red to the tune of almost £4m in the year to 31 December 2012, compared with a £4.5m operating profit the previous year.
Fuel efficiency increases from its Euro-6 fleet boosted CM Downton’s pre-tax profit last year.
Owens (Road Services) saw pre-tax profit rise 14% last year as it invested heavily in its fleet and focused on maintaining a competitive edge.