Average turnover for the Motor Transport Top 100 rose by 4.3% year-on-year, and pre-tax profit rose 29.6% in the same period, as the largest third-party logistics businesses in the UK put the impact of the recession firmly behind them. Only 16 businesses in MT’s annual survey of turnover and profit performance saw turnover dip during their most recent financial years as growth outperformed inflation. However, 31 of the Top 100 saw year-on-year falls in profit, but that did not stop […]
Wincanton has warned of “trading profit headwinds” that it experienced in April, May and June, but expects pre-tax profit to remain inline with expectations.
Croydon-based PF Whitehead Transport Services said volumes had recovered after it took a hit during the coronavirus pandemic in 2020.
A property revaluation was responsible for scuppering the bottom line at Bradford-based Expect Distribution in the year to the end of November 2012. It was enough to turn the previous year’s profit before tax of £432,500 into a loss of more than £943,700, despite a 14% rise in turnover from £15.8m to £18.1m.