Pollock (Scotrans) saw turnover climb in its first financial results since its acquisition of fellow Palletways member Gilbraith (TS) last February. At the time of purchase, Pollock said it was expecting to see its turnover rise to more than £25m in the future. The company’s latest results, for the year ending 30 August 2014, show a turnover of £26.9m; a 24% increase on the previous year’s figure of £21.7m [albeit not a full year’s contribution from Gilbraith]. Pollock attributed the […]
Brian Yeardley Continental said a willingness to reinvent itself and innovate had helped boost turnover by 17% during 2012. Summary accounts for the year ending 31 December 2012 showed sales increased to £10.2m during the period, compared with £8.7m in 2011. However, managing director Kevin Hopper said he expected a tough 2013 and that the Featherstone based company was investigating further cost savings within the business as a result. Hopper said it identified a need from some of its biggest […]
Scottish general haulier and Palletline member RT McEwan is poised to open a second site in Dundee.
Motor Transport’s owner Road Transport Media has revealed today (25 May) that it is acquiring Tip-ex, the UK’s only exhibition for the tipper and bulk transport sector. The annual trade show, held in Harrogate, attracts over 70 exhibitors and 2,000 visitors every year and is a major focal point for the construction and bulk transport sector. “Tip-ex serves an extremely important part of the UK road freight industry and we are delighted to have the opportunity to get involved with […]