Container haulier Macintyre Transport has reported a 26% rise in profits on the back of extending the working life of some of its vehicles. In the year to 30 April 2013, the Felixstowe based firm’s turnover rose 2.3% from £21.42m to £21.92m, with pre-tax profit rising from £813,000 to just over £1m. Chairman Harvey Macintyre said the dramatic rise in profit – which compares to a 9% fall the previous year – was largely down to an increasing amount […]
Wincanton is now a “very different organisation” to what it was a few years ago, as the company increased turnover, more-than doubled pre-tax and continued to reduce its net debt in financial year 2013.
Whitchurch, Shropshire-based food logistics specialist Grocontinental has reported a near 29% increase in pre-tax profit for the year ended 31 October 2012 .
Wincanton’s commercial vehicle maintenance division, Pullman Fleet Services, has performed well in the first quarter of the current financial year, its parent has said.