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 […]
Potter Group Logistics has credited stringent cost control, which hasn’t come at the expense of good customer service, for a 27% jump in annual pre-tax profit. Matthew Lamb, MD of Potter Group Logistics, said: “As always our focus is on delivering first class customer service. “We have achieved this while applying rigours controls on overheads across all areas of the business.” As a result, pre-tax profit in the year ended April 2012 was £1.04m (2011: £817,000), with turnover 2.8% ahead […]
Rising demand for warehouse space and a welter of contract wins helped boost Howard Tenens’ group turnover from £57.1m to £64.7m in the year to 30 September 2014.