Felixstowe container haulier James Kemball saw its pre-tax profit decrease by more than half in the year ending 31 March 2014. Accounts filed at Companies House show that the firm made a £395,000 profit during the 12-month period, compared with £967,000 for the previous 15 months. Turnover appeared to better reflect the reduced length of the accounting period, with sales of almost £19m, compared with £24.5m in 2013. Of this, £18.9m derived from turnover generated in the UK, with the […]
Expansion into international distribution should add around £1m a year in turnover this year, Manchester-based operator AK Worthington (AKW) has predicted. Having started daily services to nine overseas countries with weekly services to eight more, contributed to a 5.9% rise in the year to 30 June 2012 in annual turnover to £10.66m (2011: £10.06m) AKW’s turnover in the year was also boosted by passing more business through haulage consortium Partnerlink, which it is a shareholder in. Although AKW’s profit before […]
Nick Matthews, formerly MD of Roadways Container Logistics, has joined Pentalver as general manager of its Cannock operation just weeks after Roadways was bought by Maritime Transport.
A harsh economic climate, growing costs and rising customer resistance to rates increases all left Gloucestershire-based haulier CM Downton struggling to raise its profit level significantly, despite a 13.8% increase in turnover in the year to the end of June 2012.