MT Top 100 company Goldstar Transport has said that 2014 will see it focus on improving gross margins after turnover and pre-tax profit fell last year. In its directors’ report for the 12 months ending 31 July 2013 Felixstowe-based container haulier saw turnover fall to £69.2m, from £71m in the previous 12 month period. Pre-tax profit was down to £1.54m, from £2.2m in financial year 2012. The report states that “due to the tough trading climate, turnover for the year […]
Packaged chemicals logistics specialist HW Coates Holdings has played down a near 20% rise in pre-tax profit last year, describing it as “satisfactory”.
Bartrums has posted a combined turnover of £26.7m for its road services and haulage and storage arms, down on the previous year’s results, but pre-tax profit showed an improvement.
South Wales haulier John Raymond Transport suffered a drop in pre-tax profit of over 99.7% in the last financial year, accounts lodged at Companies House have shown.