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. Palmer retired on 1 May, and for the financial year ending 30 April, Sutton and Son (St Helens) – the UK division of the multinational operator – saw turnover climb to £66.2m (2011: £63.4m). Pre-tax profit also rose to £1.58m from £1.37m a year ago. It is the first year to include a full contribution from its […]
Hoyer UK MD Mark Binns has said he is “confident” this year will be better than last after the firm reported widening losses for the 12 months to the end of December.
White goods manufacturer Indesit has extended its UK national bulk transport contract with Jigsaw in a deal worth £15m.
Motor Transport’s owner Road Transport Media has revealed today (25 May) that it is acquiring Tip-ex, the UK’s only exhibition for the tipper and bulk transport sector. The annual trade show, held in Harrogate, attracts over 70 exhibitors and 2,000 visitors every year and is a major focal point for the construction and bulk transport sector. “Tip-ex serves an extremely important part of the UK road freight industry and we are delighted to have the opportunity to get involved with […]