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 […]
The RHA has welcomed the government’s decision to investigate the pre-pack administration process after the Insolvency Service announced a review that aims to make the procedure more transparent for creditors.
The popular Engineer in Court mock trial by jury returns at Derby University on 27 June, with the centrepiece ‘trial’ this year trying a case of corporate manslaughter following an insecure load falling from a vehicle. Society of Operations Engineers chief executive Nick Jones will this year don the judges’ wig and gown to oversee proceedings and a line up of top barristers including Michael Ponsonby, James Godden and a team from Backhouse Jones will cross examine witnesses. The court […]
Widnes-based Suttons Tankers is on the look-out for further acquisitions as it gears up its growth plans, according to MD Michael Cundy.