MT Top 100 operator UK Mail Group posted a 63% growth in pre-tax profit, and 8% growth in turnover, in the first six months of its financial year underlining a period of what chief executive Guy Buswell described as “very strong growth”. Overall group turnover for the six months ending 30 September was up to £243.4m, from £225.7m in the same period a year ago, while pre-tax profit rose to £11.9m, from £7.3m. Parcels Its parcels business, which at £105.8m […]
A continued move from straight transport to logistics activities including warehousing, packing and freight forwarding helped Glasgow-based Gordon Leslie Group achieve a 20% rise in pre-tax profit in the year to 30 September 2012. Turnover in the year fell around 8% to £4.8m (2011: £5.2m), but profit before tax came in at just over £487,000 (2011: £405,000). MD Craig Leslie said the firm had made a “fairly conscious move” in the last two years to reduce its reliance on some […]
Container haulier Macintyre Transport has reported a 26% rise in profits on the back of extending the working life of some of its vehicles.
Pre-tax profit fell by a third last year at MT Top 100 company Fred Sherwood & Sons (Transport), despite a 2% increase in turnover.