Suckling Transport delivered an 8% rise in pre-tax profit in the year to 31 December 2015, according to its latest annual results. Pre-tax profit was £1.3m (2014: £1.2m) with turnover up 2.5% to £19.9m (2014: £19.4m). Suckling Transport said growth had been driven by maintaining its long-term customer base whilst adding short-term and spot-hire customers, as well as expanding its business geographically (TankShare, its spot-hire business, opened sites in Bedworth and Teesside during the year). A spokesman for Suckling said it had continued to build its fleet, following a procurement review last autumn that was aimed at […]
The acquisition of Framptons Transport Services by Gregory Distribution (Holdings) boosted the latter’s pre-tax profit by 25% in 2015.
A double-digit rise in income from its expanding warehousing operation helped food logistics service provider Grocontinental achieve a 6% increase in turnover in the year to 31 October 2014.
Dairy producer Arla Foods has unveiled a new dual-purpose trailer to help eliminate empty running. The combination unit, constructed by Gray & Adams and Crossland Tankers, features a 19,000 litre milk tank with a refrigerated area above that can accommodate 85 milk cages or 22 pallets. The 12.2m long trailer, which Arla is using to deliver finished product from its Stourton transport hub to stores and regional DCs and collect raw milk from farms on the way back, is around […]