The combination of a full-year of contributions from Roadways Container Logistics (RCL), and “significant progress” in its distribution business saw turnover hit nearly £200m and pre-tax profit rise 75% at Maritime Transport. For the year-ending 27 December 2015 turnover at Maritime stood at £198.3m, up on £162.8m in the previous financial year. Pre-tax profit rose to £5.4m, compared to £3m. It is its fourteenth consecutive year of turnover growth, with the business virtually doubling in size in the past five […]
Maritime has secured a two-year contract with global container operator and long-standing customer Maersk to provide committed space for the movement of containers by rail across the UK.
Maritime Transport has bought from Mercedes-Benz for the first time in five years, with an order for 65 Actros tractor units.
Early reports show London 2012 didn’t result in the hoped-for volume growth for logistics After the expectation, worry and planning, London 2012 has passed into history. Confounding expectations, the organisers delivered and the UK got behind the competition with uncharacteristic fervour. But while we can all take pride from the record medal haul, did this translate into more sorely needed business for Team Road Transport? Nick Matthews, MD of Essex haulier Roadways Container Logistics, said: “While the Olympics was a […]