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 […]
Kent-based family haulier Alan Firmin has left Palletforce to join Pallet-Track as it pushes for further growth in 2017.
The reborn TruckPol intelligence service is gaining momentum and financial backing, according to National Business Crime Forum (NBCF) vice-chairwoman Jean Mountain. Mountain, who chaired a second meeting of the forum, which has resurrected TruckPol, told MT the Business Crime Intelligence Bureau, which works alongside the NBCF, had begun feeding information about freight crime through to the RHA as planned. The NBCF itself, meanwhile, is due to lobby MPs at the House of Commons on 22 November. The forum has attracted […]
An operator has urged the industry to fight the increase in business rates after discovering he will face a £28,000 hike.