The sale of its Palletforce shares after the purchase of the pallet network last year by EmergeVest sent Farrall’s’ profit soaring in 2015. Farrall’s, which celebrates its 60th anniversary this year and was a Palletforce founder member, saw a 220% jump in pre-tax profit for the year ended 31 December 2015, from £309,189 to £969,852. The Chester-based company said its performance had also been strengthened by “significant rationalisation” at the company. MD Jim Perry told Motortransport.co.uk: “During 2015 a total commercial […]
Pallet-Track has purchased Redhill-based Horley Road Services.
Suttons Transport Group parent Thomas Cradley Holdings saw its UK turnover jump almost 10% in the year ended April 2012, from £75.4m to £82.9m. The figure includes a contribution of £63.5m (an increase of 14% year-on-year) from Sutton & Sons (St Helens), the UK road tanker, warehousing and drumming operation of Suttons Transport Group. Suttons & Sons (St Helens) profit before tax stood at £1.365m, up almost 25% on the previous 12 months’ £1.09m. Group MD Andrew Palmer said the […]
Rising driver wages and greater use of agency staff to combat recruitment difficulties contributed to a second year of reduced profit for Felixstowe-based container haulier James Kemball.