Stephen Sanderson Transport revealed increased customer confidence and a tight rein on costs created a significant boost in turnover and profit last year. The Market Harborough haulier increased its turnover by 17.6% to £9.9m (2012:£8.4m) for the year ended 31 December 2013, while pre-tax profit increased to £497,000 (2012: £307,000). Ed Sanderson, commercial director, told Motortranport.co.uk that growth has come from across all the sectors the company operates across, with its building sector customers, in particular, experiencing a “phenomenal” boom, […]
When Kevin Buchanan announced he was leaving Palletline after seven years as MD, it was a surprise. When he was subsequently appointed group MD of fierce rival Pall-Ex, it was a shock. Steve Hobson
Pall-Ex has moved swiftly to ensure coverage continuity after St Albans-based member Bill Chippington Haulage ceased trading last week. (14 June).
Potter Group Logistics has credited stringent cost control, which hasn’t come at the expense of good customer service, for a 27% jump in annual pre-tax profit. Matthew Lamb, MD of Potter Group Logistics, said: “As always our focus is on delivering first class customer service. “We have achieved this while applying rigours controls on overheads across all areas of the business.” As a result, pre-tax profit in the year ended April 2012 was £1.04m (2011: £817,000), with turnover 2.8% ahead […]