Hargreaves Services is confident it can rebuild turnover and profit in its logistics business after the division suffered a 47% drop in operating profit to £2.3m last year. Turnover in its logistics operation fell from £68.3m to £54.5m in the year to 31 May 2016, which it mainly attributed to changes in waste movements following a clarification of waste classification by HMRC. It said the sale of Imperial Tankers to Sutton Group in 2014 accounted for some £7.3m of the drop in turnover. […]
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Crewe, Cheshire-based Brit European Transport made a dramatic return to profit during 2011, recording a pre-tax profit of £334,000 compared to pre-tax loss of £453,000 the previous year. Turnover in the year to 31 December rose 20% from £20m to £24m, all but £2m of which was generated in the UK. The firm, which specialises in car, CV, plant and equipment and lift truck transport, as well as bulk tanker work, said there had been “stability and in some cases […]