Packaged chemicals logistics specialist HW Coates Holdings has played down a near 20% rise in pre-tax profit last year, describing it as “satisfactory”. The Leicester-based firm saw turnover increase by 10% in the year to 31 December to £37.8m (2012: £34.3m); pre-tax profit rose from £8.1m to £9.7m – up 19.9%. The jump followed an a stellar performance in 2012, during which the firm raised its pre-tax profit by 34% on a 4% rise in turnover. As in the previous […]
Fuel, food and feed distributor NWF Group, owner of Boughey Distribution, saw pre-tax profit for the year ended 31 March 2020 grow 36.1% to £13.2m (2019: £9.7m).
Kuehne+Nagel said it experienced a “significant increase” in shipments within its road logistics division in the third quarter and demand for domestic transport in European countries reached pre-crisis levels.
Pre-tax profit at Brian Yeardley fell by nearly 50% in 2016, hit by a combination of migrant problems in Calais, unstable currency exchange rates and fleet investment.