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 […]
Norbert Dentressangle’s (ND) UK business saw a 10% increase in its turnover last year, while group turnover jumped 15%.
Welch’s Transport’s move to newly acquired premises in Bedford and a continuing shortage of drivers during 2019 led to deepening losses and a 1.9% reduction in turnover.
UK Mail Group saw a 20% increase in parcel volumes and improved performance in its pallets division during the third quarter, it has revealed in an interim management statement today. The firm saw an increase in turnover for its pallets business during the period, after seeing a significant decline in operating profit for the division during the first six months of the financial year. Group sales were “above [our] previous expectations” for the period covering 1 October to 31 December […]