Prestons of Potto was back in the black in 2013, according to its recently published accounts. The MT Top 100 company, which is registered at Companies House as Richard Preston & Sons, recorded a pre-tax profit of £9,873 for the year to 31 December 2013. In 2012 the company made a loss of £237,965. Turnover at the Northallerton, North Yorkshire-based haulier slipped 3.3% to £18.9m compared with £19.5m a year earlier. In a statement Prestons said: “We are delighted that […]
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