Lloyd Fraser has warned that current trading conditions are challenging, but added it was too early to say what impact Brexit might have on its future performance. Reporting its annual results for the year to 31 August 2015 at Companies House, the Rugby-based firm revealed a 31% rise in pre-tax profits to £2.7m (2014: £2.1m). Turnover grew 9.1% year-on-year to £58.7m (2014: £53.8m). The directors said they were pleased with the group’s progress, adding that “healthy cash reserves and no debt” […]
Hermes has revealed record results at its UK division, with revenue up 22% in 2011. The parcels company says this reinforces its position as the country’s second-largest home-delivery business. Revenue stood at €303m during 2011, up from €248m in the previous year. Hermes says its UK arm handled more than 140 million parcels during the year, as demand for its home delivery services increased with online retail sales. Carole Woodhead, chief executive at Hermes UK, says: “Our UK business has […]
A move to a new base to secure the long term future of Northants haulier Route Logistics has been funded with help from a government-backed coronavirus lending scheme.
A continued move from straight transport to logistics activities including warehousing, packing and freight forwarding helped Glasgow-based Gordon Leslie Group achieve a 20% rise in pre-tax profit in the year to 30 September 2012. Turnover in the year fell around 8% to £4.8m (2011: £5.2m), but profit before tax came in at just over £487,000 (2011: £405,000). MD Craig Leslie said the firm had made a “fairly conscious move” in the last two years to reduce its reliance on some […]