CM Downton saw good levels of growth across the business in its last financial year, with both turnover and pre-tax profit up nearly 9%. For the year ended 30 June 2015, the Gloucester-based operator had turnover of £113.5m, up 7.7% on the previous year. The group’s pre-tax profit rose 8.8% to £5.1m (2014: 4.7m). Downton MD Andy Downton said the growth was “very much within [the group’s] expectations”. He told Motortransport.co.uk: “We are never complacent but hope that our service […]
FRP Advisory, the administrators of Charles Gee Group, has confirmed to Motortransport.co.uk that it is still seeking a buyer for some of its road transport interests.
Tilbury, Essex-based haulage, freight forwarding and logistics firm Arcese UK said it is working to address its business performance after suffering a 90% fall in profit over the past two years.
APC Overnight boosted its turnover in the year ended 31 March 2016, after it lowered its maximum parcel weight as part of an “important year” of reshaping the business.