S&S Distribution has returned to profitability helped by its warehousing division and investment by new owner Palletline. Palletline bought network member S&S Distribution and S&S Warehousing, a separate firm to S&S Distribution, in May 2015. The deal, which was the pallet network’s first buy-out of a shareholder-member, saw profits fall after a goodwill write-down of £142,215, after a review of the company’s customer base. The write-down saw the firm’s pre-tax profits fall from £207,915 in the year to July 2014 […]
Fair Fuel UK has renewed its call for the government to cut fuel duty to spur the struggling economy, after the Bank of England slashed its UK growth forecast for 2012 to close to zero. Quentin Wilson, national spokesman for FairFuelUK, says: “Growth is paralysed so it’s time the government looked at cutting fuel duty to stimulate activity. If we spend less on fuel tax, we’ll spend more on other things.” Wilson argues fuel duty is one of the last […]
Fortec has followed Palletline and become the second pallet network to back a tail-lift weight restriction of 750kg across its network.
Stephen Sanderson Transport revealed increased customer confidence and a tight rein on costs created a significant boost in turnover and profit last year.