C Butt has made its largest pre-tax profit in five years, and is back in the black for the first time in three years. The Northamptonshire operator has had an eventful few years. It spent just six months as a Pall-Ex member in 2012/13 before withdrawing, citing lower than expected volumes. It has also spent previous years recovering from the insolvency of a major customer, coming out of a pension scheme and dealing with insurance claims, on top of exiting […]
A harsh economic climate, growing costs and rising customer resistance to rates increases all left Gloucestershire-based haulier CM Downton struggling to raise its profit level significantly, despite a 13.8% increase in turnover in the year to the end of June 2012.
Ferguson Transport (Spean Bridge) increased turnover by almost 11% last year, despite downturns in some of the sectors it operates in.
DX Group has said that the shortage of skilled HGV drivers continues to affect its profitability as it continues to address its performance following a profit warning in November.