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 […]
Oldham-based warehousing and distribution firm TT Express has been named the 2015 winner of the Tesco Primary Haulier of the Year award.
The RHA has welcomed the DfT’s decision to relax cabotage rules for car transporter firms during the new number-plate peaks in March and September, but warned that it should not be extended to other sectors.
Autologic says its acquisition of the assets of Sensible Transport will add £6m a year to its revenue, but warns that automotive customers remain “focused strongly on price”. For the year ending 31 December 2011, Autologic saw its UK revenue rise 4% to £114.5m (2010: £110.6m) but operating profit in its UK arm fell from £3.2m a year ago to £3.1m. It says that contract pricing in the automotive sector remains competitive, with customers focused strongly on price. The company […]