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 […]
Royal Mail’s parcels revenue has overtaken letters for the first time and now represents 60% of its entire turnover, according to the postal group.
Wincanton looks to be on course to achieve its stated aim of returning to profit this year, despite the impending loss of its finance director. In June Eric Born, chief executive at Wincanton, told MT the company would be back in the black in this financial year, after a pre-tax loss of £47.4m for the year ended 31 March. Extensive restructuring and the disposal of its European business is now starting to bear fruit according to the chief executive, who […]
Northampton-based EM Rogers (Transport) said its Dutch business was expected to have “an increasingly significant role” as it looked to an uncertain future post-Brexit.