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 […]
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Suttons Group has signed a four-year deal that will see it fit and run Goodyear’s KMax tyres on its fleet of 300 tractor units and 470 trailers.
Hoyer Petrolog has insisted that the UK remains an important market to the German multi-national transport giant, despite forecasting flat turnover in a bulk transport market that remains in “steady decline”.