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. […]
Hargreaves Services is confident it can rebuild turnover and profit in its logistics business after the division suffered a 47% drop in operating profit to £2.3m last year.
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.