Hargreaves Services’ transport division, Hargreaves Logistics, saw both turnover and operating profit increase in the first six months of the current financial year. Like-for-like turnover in the division grew from £40m to £49.5m, an interim management statement for the six months to 30 November 2013 have shown, which the operator put down to strong volumes in bulk dry work. Increased tanker and dry bulk business saw underlying operating profit jump by half to £3.1m, up from £2.1m last year. “We […]
Haulage rates continued to stagnate during the first half of the year, new data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have suggested.
John Hackling (Transport) saw pre-tax profit fall 45% last year, according to its latest annual results.
Dawsongroup Finance has won a major leasing contract worth £15m to supply trucks and trailers to an unnamed supermarket chain, allowing it to expand its delivery capacity over the Christmas period.