Framptons Transport Services was in rude financial health when it was acquired by Gregory Distribution earlier this year, according to its most recent filing at Companies House. For the financial year ending 28 June turnover had risen from £16.9m to £17.8m, while pre-tax profit rose to approximately £1m, from £601,812. Average employee numbers also rose year-on-year to 251, from 236. The Somerset-based haulier was bought by Gregory Distribution on 9 April and has continued to trade under the Framptons brand […]
A continued move from straight transport to logistics activities including warehousing, packing and freight forwarding helped Glasgow-based Gordon Leslie Group achieve a 20% rise in pre-tax profit in the year to 30 September 2012. Turnover in the year fell around 8% to £4.8m (2011: £5.2m), but profit before tax came in at just over £487,000 (2011: £405,000). MD Craig Leslie said the firm had made a “fairly conscious move” in the last two years to reduce its reliance on some […]
Pollock (Scotrans) saw turnover climb in its first financial results since its acquisition of fellow Palletways member Gilbraith (TS) last February.