Bartrums has posted a combined turnover of £26.7m for its road services and haulage and storage arms, down on the previous year’s results, but pre-tax profit showed an improvement. For the year ending 31 December 2015, the Eye, Suffolk, business made a total pre-tax profit of £1.8m, up 8.5% on 2014. Despite an increase in sales in its haulage and storage business, its road services arm saw a 5.5% reduction to £7.8m, which led to an overall fall in turnover. […]
Operator EM Rogers saw its pre-tax profit soar last year in the wake of low fuel prices and a strong pound against the euro, but said the UK’s vote to leave the EU could now prove costly to its operation.
Pallet networks achieved record volume last year , with almost 16 million pallets processed though the UK’s collection of central hubs.
Boughey Distribution’s profit took a hit after it ran out of warehousing space and was forced to outsource some of its storage operation last summer.