Maxi Haulage has delivered one of its largest pre-tax profits in the firm’s history, despite a “difficult and competitive” environment. The Irvine-based haulage company, a subsidiary of Maxi Caledonian, saw pre-tax profit increase from £1.5m in 2015 to £2.3m in the year to 30 September 2016. Turnover rose from £55.9m to £56.2m in the same period, newly-published accounts show. Speaking to MT, Maxi Haulage MD Alan Miles said the profit hike was down to the company divesting itself of low-margin […]
Hauliers in Northern and Southern Ireland have expressed concern over customs tariffs and border controls springing up after Brexit, warning that costs must increase to mitigate the effects.
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.
Profit at Fred Sherwood and Sons (Transport) saw a resurgence in the year to 31 March 2015, climbing almost 70%.