John Hackling (Transport) saw pre-tax profit fall 45% last year, according to its latest annual results. The results for the year to 30 September 2015 posted at Companies House, show that despite a rise in turnover to £13.8m (2014: £13.1m), pre-tax profits fell to £737,054 (2014: £1.03m). John Hackling, which specialises in distribution, warehousing and storage, saw cost of sales in the period rise from £9.8m to £10.8m with administrative expenses also increasing to £3.1m (2014: £2.5m). In February 2015 […]
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