Cambridgeshire haulier Welch’s Transport has said that trading is on a “reasonably upward trend” after it saw volume improvements in its transport business in its most recent financial year. Turnover fell slightly at £11.6m for the year-ending 31 December 2014, from £11.9m in the previous year. However, pre-tax profit rose by more than 14% to £118,753 compared with £103,809 a year ago. However the figures include a contribution from its Duxford and Peterborough dealerships WTL Truck and Van Centres as […]
Powys-based haulier Speed Welshpool is on the hunt for new drivers after investing £1.1m in its fleet over the past year.
New business, better marketing and an emphasis on streamlining appear to have paid off for Cumbrian firm Stalkers Transport Services, which posted a pre-tax profit of just under £35,000 for the year to 30 September after two years of heavy losses. Turnover fell from £6.7m in the previous financial year to £5.7m, but it made a profit compared to a loss of nearly £125,000 the previous financial year and an even more hefty loss of nearly £290,000 the year before […]
Strong growth in its logistics division helped offset declining revenues from transport at Norbert Dentressangle last year, leaving the firm’s turnover almost 4% up with a fractional increase in profitability.