Turners (Soham) saw pre-tax profit and turnover increase last year due to rising fruit and vegetable volumes. Pre-tax profit rose 11% to £24.8m in the period between 4 January 2015 and 2 January 2016, up from £22.3m the previous year. Turnover increased to £247m from £238m, with the biggest contribution coming from its general haulage operation, which saw turnover grow to £62m from £50m. Turnover in its temperature controlled division was flat at £109m and revenue from its tanker division fell to £76m from £79m. […]
TNT said 2015 will continue to be a year of transition for the company after reporting third quarter turnover of €1.6bn (£1.2bn), up 2.3% year-on-year, and a €27m operating loss, compared with an operating loss of €51m for the third quarter of 2014.
Costs associated with the opening of a new cold store last October at Boroughbridge, Yorkshire-based food logistics specialist Reed Boardall Group had a significant effect on the firm’s pre-tax profit for the year, it has emerged.