The UK’s 100 largest operators are more profitable than they were last year and employ more people, according to the Motor Transport Top 100 2015, in association with SDC. Average turnover for the Top 100 is £283.7m, up year-on-year from £272.9m; average pre-tax profit is £11.2m, up year-on-year from £9.5m and the average number of employees is 3,316, up from 3,284. The MT Top 100 is worth £28.3bn to the UK economy, providing employment for an estimated 331,500 people, equivalent […]
Airfreight specialist Saints Transport saw both turnover and profit rise in 2013, despite what it described as a “challenging year” for its sector.
CM Downton’s acquisition of C&H (Hauliers) in 2013 helped boost turnover by 15% year-on-year, according to its most recent filings at Companies House.
UK Mail has said that it saw a 6% increase in turnover in the first quarter of the year, with a strong performance across its parcels and mail divisions as well as an increase in its UK Pallets division.