Owens (Road Services) saw pre-tax profit rise 14% last year as it invested heavily in its fleet and focused on maintaining a competitive edge. The operator’s financial statements for the year ended 30 June 2013 revealed that pre-tax profit jumped from £706,782 to £806,503. Turnover, however, remained broadly flat at £36.2m, despite winning some new contracts in the FMCG sector, including Amazon.com, and receiving steady business from the local steel industry. The Welsh operator is continuing to focus on reducing […]
Lloyd Fraser said it was in a strong financial position with healthy cash reserves after reporting a 3.4% increase in turnover last year.
Owens Group has snapped up Greater Manchester-based BTS Haulage for an undisclosed sum.
Norbert Dentressangle said its transport and logistics operations are “well on course” both in terms of growth and profitability, after posting a 19% increase in first-half earnings.