North East haulage firm Elddis Transport reported “a solid performance” in its latest financial results, despite tough trading conditions. Turnover was £26.1m with a £552,647 pre-tax profit for the year ending 31 December 2015. This was lower than 2014’s £26.9m and £612,735, but MD Nigel Cook said its fuel ratchet rebate scheme accounted for most of the loss, due to falling fuel prices. He told Motortransport.co.uk: “Obviously, it’s a difficult market, but we are running at the budget planned for […]
Elddis Transport has put its first urban artic on the road, as an alternative to the 18-tonne rigids it usually operates within towns and cities. Comprising a 10-metre Lawrence David engineered trailer pulled by a Euro-5 New Actros, the configuration was trialled in Manchester earlier this year and provides four additional pallet spaces (20 compared to 16) over a rigid. Elddis will take delivery of more shorter trailers in 2013. It is also due to receive the remaining four New […]
Elddis Transport is focusing on efficiency with new trucks and trailers in a bid to mitigate the effect of the rising price of fuel.
“I’m sat looking at an old Commercial Motor cover from 2010”, says Elddis Transport MD Nigel Cook. “There’s a big picture of an Elddis truck on it with the words ‘collaboration is key to success’. Nothing has changed.”