CM Downton is opening a new office and warehouse following growth this year. The office, which is close to the company’s HQ in Moreton Valence, Gloucestershire, will house 20 staff, previously based at the company’s offices at Quedgeley West. CM Downton has also taken on a 47,000ft² warehouse in Tuffley to enable it to service new contracts and manage growth. Downton finance director Richard Downton said: “The new office is the right investment for us; expanding our property portfolio in […]
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 […]
Redhead Freight is continuing to make progress after its acquisition by Schenker, which saw the reverse integration of loss-making DB Schenker Logistics into the business.
Cambridgeshire family firm Knowles Transport has joined pallet network Palletforce as part of a fresh drive to grow its business though more local work.