Turnover at ECM (Vehicle Delivery Services) rose by £11m, but pre-tax profit dipped slightly, as the finished-vehicle automotive logistics specialist reaped the benefits of renewing several key contracts during the financial year. During the 12 months ending 31 December 2013 turnover rose to £86.2m, from £75.1m in the previous year. Pre-tax profit fell to £779,817 from £868,374. In February of the reporting year renewed its contract with Renault-Nissan for two years following a competitive tender. As well as retaining its […]
Crewe, Cheshire-based Brit European Transport made a dramatic return to profit during 2011, recording a pre-tax profit of £334,000 compared to pre-tax loss of £453,000 the previous year. Turnover in the year to 31 December rose 20% from £20m to £24m, all but £2m of which was generated in the UK. The firm, which specialises in car, CV, plant and equipment and lift truck transport, as well as bulk tanker work, said there had been “stability and in some cases […]
Salford Van Hire has embarked on a vehicle buying spree, with the purchase of more than 300 new units for its fleet.