Temperature-controlled operator Reed Boardall said that the loss of a customer, and competitive pressures in its transport division, led to dips in turnover and profit in its most recent financial year. In the 12 months ending 31 March 2016 turnover at Reed Boardall Group fell from £65.9m to £64.3m, while pre-tax profit fell slightly to £4.26m from £4.28m. The year-on-year fall in turnover, said Reed Boardall, was attributable to a minor decrease in volumes due to the expected loss of […]
Gregory Distribution has acquired West Sussex-based Philson Haulage for an undisclosed sum.
The distinctive happy surfing polar bear adorning the sides of Reed Boardall Transport’s temperature controlled trailers had extra cause for celebration on Friday (9 March) as the company’s MD Tom Cassells was kept busy collecting accolades at the Asda Carrier of the Year awards. A sell-out audience at Leeds’ Queens Hotel saw Reed Boardall pick up the Environmental Carrier of the Year trophy for its use of double-deck trailers and take the runners up slots in both the overall Carrier […]
Temperature-controlled specialist Nagel Langdons saw its turnover rise 16% in 2016, but has warned that increased consumer price pressures as a result of Brexit could affect the stable growth generally associated with the sector.