Removals firm Pickfords suffered a small decline in turn-over and profit in the last financial year but still managed to keep well ahead of its performance two years ago. In the year to the end of September 2015, turnover fell 3.75% to £67.2m (2014: £69.8m), while pre-tax profit was down 6.9% at £3.6m (£3.8m), leaving the firm with a margin of more than 5%. Last year’s results were, however, up 20% in terms of turnover and 141% in terms of […]
Wincanton has found home is where the heart is as customers in the DIY and home retail sectors drove growth at the operator. At the same time it has begun surgery to return its industrial and transport division to health.
Wincanton has told investors that its full year turnover will be lower than 2018’s, after the late start of a number of new contracts failed to offset its exit from several low margin deals.
Food distribution specialist Fowler Welch more than doubled its operating profit in the first half of the current financial year, its interim report shows.