Pentalver has said it will continue to seek new opportunities after a year that saw it open a container services site at London Gateway and expand its services in specialist haulage. For the year-ending 31 December 2015 Pentalver Transport posted a rise in turnover from £62.7m to £65.7m, while pre-tax profit rose to £4.9m, from £4.3m in the previous financial year. Sister company Pentalver Cannock also saw turnover rise, to £32.9m, compared to £28.9m in the previous year. Pre-tax profit […]
SmartWitness UK said it had found non-UK hauliers “really frustrated” by the Direct Vision Standard scheme and many were still looking to boycott London rather than shell out thousands of pounds to make their fleets compliant.
Ketra Logistics has taken delivery of 14 DAF rigids all compliant with London’s Direct Vision Standard (DVS), in a bid to make the fleet as safe as possible.
Controlled temperature specialist Langdons saw a 13.7% increase in turnover as it felt the benefit of a £9m investment it its Redditch depot. For the year ending 31 December 2011 turnover at Langdons Industries was £67.5m (2010: £59.4m), while pre-tax profit rose to £2.7m from £2.1m in the previous 12 month period. Arran Osman, MD at Langdons, says that return on sales has “settled back to expected levels based on performance in 2009” as “profit in 2010 had been significantly […]