Scottish multimodal operator John G Russell boosted pre-tax profit by 8% last year despite suffering from floods, sluggish rates and disruption on cross-channel routes. The company posted a pre-tax profit of £2.91m in the year to 31 March 2016, up from £2.69m in the same period the previous year. Turnover fell 2.4% to £61m from £62.5m. Chief executive Alan Poulton said a focus on core distribution services and improving margins had helped its performance. This included ending its loss-making rail service […]
Knights of Old has come out fighting after landing a major new contract and vowing to overcome a difficult period that saw it record a “substantial” operating loss of £2.7m.
Pre-tax profit at Arcese UK fell over 30% in the year to the end of December, accounts posted at Companies House have shown.
Currie European’s MD said it had been focusing on customer and route profitability during 2016, in order to mitigate limited success in increasing its rates.