Fuel efficiency increases from its Euro-6 fleet boosted CM Downton’s pre-tax profit last year. For the year ended 30 June 2016, Downton recorded a pre-tax profit of £5.7m, up 12% on the previous year’s £5m. A CM Downton spokesman said: “Part of the reason for the slight increase in profit was the big investment in Euro-6 vehicles, and we’re starting to see the benefit of that with better fuel consumption, along with good telematics results.” However the lower fuel costs […]
C&H (Hauliers) has been acquired by CM Downton in a deal that creates a £114m a year turnover haulage group.
News distribution specialist CM Downton has secured its first contract with Connect Group’s Smiths News.
UK Mail Group is expecting a 13% increase in turnover for the first half of this year, as it moves into a “challenging” 2013. Excluding Royal Mail price hikes that came into force on 2 April, the group is expecting a 10% increase in turnover on last year’s figures, as revealed in its pre-close trading statement published today (9 October). The firm stated that its performance in the first half of this year, ended 30 September, was “satisfactory” and in […]