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. […]
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