Rising demand for warehouse space and a welter of contract wins helped boost Howard Tenens’ group turnover from £57.1m to £64.7m in the year to 30 September 2014. However the cost of updating the company’s transport and warehousing software depressed profits in the period. The company’s annual results for the year to September 30 2014 showed pre-tax profits declined from £3.9m to £3.5m and operating profits down £1.5m to £3m. Jamie Hartles, a director at Howard Tenens and head of […]
Potter Group Logistics has credited stringent cost control, which hasn’t come at the expense of good customer service, for a 27% jump in annual pre-tax profit. Matthew Lamb, MD of Potter Group Logistics, said: “As always our focus is on delivering first class customer service. “We have achieved this while applying rigours controls on overheads across all areas of the business.” As a result, pre-tax profit in the year ended April 2012 was £1.04m (2011: £817,000), with turnover 2.8% ahead […]
Wincanton has delivered a “boringly predictable” set of results for the six months to 30 September 2013, with group turnover down 1.6% at £542.3m and operating profit up 2.1% to £24.2m compared with the same period last year.