Owens (Road Services) said investment in its depot network and a focus on steel transportation, helped boost its turnover and profit in its most recent financial year. In consolidated accounts for the year ended June 2014, the Dafen, Llanelli-based operator posted turnover up 6.1% to £38.5m (2013: £36.3m) and a pre-tax profit up 9.6% to £884,200 (2013: £806,503). Company secretary Robert Williams told MT continual investment in steel transportation was a priority for Owens, as one of the largest independent […]
Pallet network Palletforce has beefed up its continental European coverage by joining new European pallet network alliance Allnet.
NFT owner EmergeVest had made a £30m bid for pallet network Palletforce.
Fakenham, Norfolk haulier Jack Richards & Son has reported a 56% rise in pre-tax profit, and £2.3m rise in turnover, for the year ending 31 May 2012. The firm said the increase was down to a number of factors, including a slight hardening in rates, successful efforts to improve fuel consumption, a fortuitously-timed Christmas break and a number of new contracts that helped cut empty running. Turnover at the vehicle operator rose almost 9% during the year, from £25.6m to […]