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 […]
“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.”
Welcome to the 2018 Motor Transport Power Players, the editorial team’s take on who will be the key influencers – including some of those who are up and coming in the industry rather than the established names – on the transport and logistics industry this year.
A multi-national haulage consortium specialising in high cube movements, incorporating eight operators from the UK, Republic of Ireland and the Netherlands, has been formed – led by former TDG and Norbert Dentressangle business unit head Mick Wilson.