C Butt saw both its pre-tax and turnover crash in its most recent financial year, after the loss of three major contracts. Retailer Poundstretcher and kitchen supplier Symphony took their transport operations, run by C Butt, back in house in a bid to save costs. C Butt also saw its contract with Asda, to run the transport for the Netto stores that the supermarket group acquired in 2009, come to an end in the period. The group’s turnover for the […]
Whistl UK reported a £4.7m pre-tax loss in 2019 as it battled to remain competitive in the parcels and Downstream Access (DSA) markets as start-up inefficiencies racked up at its Bedford ‘super hub’.
New business, better marketing and an emphasis on streamlining appear to have paid off for Cumbrian firm Stalkers Transport Services, which posted a pre-tax profit of just under £35,000 for the year to 30 September after two years of heavy losses. Turnover fell from £6.7m in the previous financial year to £5.7m, but it made a profit compared to a loss of nearly £125,000 the previous financial year and an even more hefty loss of nearly £290,000 the year before […]