Government road projects generating demand within the construction sector helped Bowring Transport perform strongly last year, according to its latest annual results. In the year to 31 May 2016, the Mansfield, Nottinghamshire-based firm said that despite “a modest decline” in turnover to £12.2m (2015: £12.6m) and in pre-tax profit to £1.6m (2015: £1.68m), the haulage division “exceeded expectations” in the period. Bowring Transport attributed the division’s performance to “significant demand” for haulage services driven by “substantial capital spending” on local and […]
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.
Maxi Haulage saw an increase in turnover in the financial year ending 30 September 2014, continuing its growth streak of recent years.
The road freight sector put in a steady end of year performance in 2017, with sales, employment and wages up while the company failure rate fell.