Lloyd Fraser Holdings has said it is “broadly pleased” with its performance after reporting a rise in profit before tax of almost 60%. In the year to 31 August 2014, the firm notched up a near 14% gain in turnover to £53.85m (2013: £47.28m) while profit before tax shot up over 59% to £2.06m (2013: £1.29m). The company, which employs 575 and whose subsidiaries include Lloyd Fraser (Bulk Liquids), Lloyd Fraser (Dairy Services), Lloyd Fraser Logistics and Lloyd Fraser (Distribution), […]
COVID-19 outbreak triggers exodus of migrant drivers and major disruption to warehouse shift patterns
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Hoyer says 2012, and the medium term future, will be a “challenging period” as the bulk liquid giant reported a 6.8% fall in pre-tax profit to £3.5m for the year ending 31 December 2011 (2010: £3.8m). Turnover for the period also fell, by 3% to £133m (2010: £137.7m) according to results filed at Companies House. In its air gas business, Hoyer saw turnover reduce by some £3m following the loss of the Air Liquide contract at the end of August […]
Fast-growing Keighley, West Yorkshire haulier McDowell Haulage and Distribution says work will begin shortly on a new 25,000ft2 warehouse in order to keep up with demand. The company, which has contracts to transport school furniture and cosmetics and is also a member of The Pallet Network, opened a new depot in Bellshill in December and earlier this month deliveries began to arrive into another new warehouse in Avonmouth. Now that the firm has been given the green light to construct […]