Rising driver wages and greater use of agency staff to combat recruitment difficulties contributed to a second year of reduced profit for Felixstowe-based container haulier James Kemball. Turnover in the year to the end of 31 March 2015 rose just less than 1% to £19.15m (2014: £18.97m), while pre-tax profit slid by nearly 16% to just under £332,000 (£394,000). This follows a more than 50% fall in pre-tax profit a year earlier. The firm’s directors were unavailable for comment but […]
Bartrums has reported a combined turnover of more than £28m for 2016, with strong growth in its road services arm.
NFT Distribution recorded a pre-tax loss in the 12 months to 2 April 2016 after exceptional costs of £7.1m, although the operator said it was now well placed to prosper.
Wincanton has reversed heavy losses and is “back on track” – despite a 9.6% fall in turnover – after a turbulent two years that saw it sell its loss-making European activities and exit a poor performing market in the UK.