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 […]
Aberdeen transport and logistics provider ARR Craib has taken delivery of 15 new Iveco Stralis 6x2s and 45 SDC triaxle curtainsided and platform skeletal trailers in a long-term rental deal with Ryder.
Maritime Transport posted its 13th consecutive year of turnover growth, before it incorporated contributions from Roadways Container Logistics (RCL) into its business.
The price of fuel has little effect on the profitability of logistics companies and isn’t the primary cause of failures in the industry, the Motor Transport Directors’ Club was told last month.