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 […]
Felixstowe container haulier James Kemball saw its pre-tax profit decrease by more than half in the year ending 31 March 2014.
Haulage rates continued to stagnate during the first half of the year, new data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have suggested.