Chester-based third party logistics provider Great Bear Distribution has said it “performed well” last year after raising turnover by over 12% and pre-tax profit by nearly 8%. The firm, which provides distribution and storage for a range of international blue-chip companies in the UK including Diageo, Michelin, Sainsbury’s and Unilever, delivered a 12.5% rise in turnover to £132.25m in the year to 31 December (2012: 117.5m) along with a 7.9% increase in pre-tax profit to £10.2m (2012: £9.45m). The results […]
Lloyd Fraser said it was in a strong financial position with healthy cash reserves after reporting a 3.4% increase in turnover last year.
Scottish multimodal operator John G Russell boosted pre-tax profit by 8% last year despite suffering from floods, sluggish rates and disruption on cross-channel routes.
The chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Freight Transport (APPG) has said a push to extend student loans to cover would-be HGV drivers is not dead, despite the government seemingly killing-off the proposal.