Clipper Logistics has more than doubled its pre-tax profit in the first half of the financial year, as it felt the benefit of a multitude of contract wins. The Leeds-based operator saw its pre-tax profit rise 53% in the six months ended 31 October 2015 to £5.5m (2014: £3.6m); turnover grow 27% to £141.5m (2014: £111.6m). The company said its financial performance was particularly strong because additional revenue from the flurry of new contracts it signed over the course of […]
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