The boss of CM Downton has said customers need to be realistic about haulage rates as the economic recovery begins to lay bare capacity issues within road transport. “The days of cheap transport are over,” said CM Downton MD Andy Downton. Speaking to Motortransport.co.uk about the family-run firm’s latest financial results for the year ended 30 June 2013, Downton said the company had performed robustly in a challenging environment brought about by the recession forcing down rates. “Whilst we’ve renewed all […]
Profit at TNT UK almost quadrupled in 2012, during a year that put parent company TNT Express under pressure while the proposed takeover by parcel giant UPS was being considered.
John Hackling (Transport) saw pre-tax profit fall 45% last year, according to its latest annual results.
CM Downton is to extend its 100,000ft² Quedgeley warehouse, after a surge in business and new contract wins.