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 […]
Jack Richards and Son boosted turnover by 14% and pre-tax profits by 7% in 2016, aided by stable fuel prices and an efficiency drive.
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.
Perennial Freight has taken delivery of 50 tri-axle euroliner curtainsiders from SDC Trailers.