Suckling Transport said business had been “encouraging” last year, with profit and turnover up 49% and 43% respectively. Following a relocation of its head office in May 2014 after a change of ownership the previous year, the Laindon, Essex-based haulage contractor made sales of £19.4m during the year to 31 December 2013 and a pre-tax profit of £1.2m. In the previous year – a nine-month reporting period – turnover was £13.6m with pre-tax profit of £807,392. In its latest report […]
A company set up to buy the business and assets of Slough-based Mark Priestley SDT, which entered insolvency proceedings last year, has failed to make payments in line with the agreed terms, according to the administrator.
A turn-round strategy introduced at Aspray Transport last year led to the next day carrier spending almost £400,000 to tackle a “highly challenging” environment resulting in the firm recording a loss.
John G Russell (Transport) said it had benefitted from months of empty roads over the last year, which helped boost fleet productivity, fuel consumption and would result in strong financial results.