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 […]
Suttons Group looks set to flex its financial muscles under the leadership of new MD John Sutton and is looking at acquisition targets in the UK food supply chain market.
The loss of customer Harvest Energy to Norbert Dentressangle in April 2014, after a competitive tender, has seen Suttons Group report £10.5m of discontinued activities in its UK road haulage business.