Steve Porter Transport enjoyed a busy summer, with a jump in drop-trailer movements during the period. The Isle of Wight haulier, which runs a drop-trailer service from Southampton to the island making use of Red Funnel ferries, saw drop-trailer movements increase by almost a quarter from the 13 January to 13 August to reach 9,885. This was an increase of 1,947 trailer movements from 7,938 in the corresponding period a year ago. Steve Porter Transport MD, Malcolm Gibson, said: “We […]
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.
UK Mail Group is expecting a 13% increase in turnover for the first half of this year, as it moves into a “challenging” 2013. Excluding Royal Mail price hikes that came into force on 2 April, the group is expecting a 10% increase in turnover on last year’s figures, as revealed in its pre-close trading statement published today (9 October). The firm stated that its performance in the first half of this year, ended 30 September, was “satisfactory” and in […]
Operator EM Rogers saw its pre-tax profit soar last year in the wake of low fuel prices and a strong pound against the euro, but said the UK’s vote to leave the EU could now prove costly to its operation.