John Hackling (Transport) saw pre-tax profits rise 41% last year, boosted by its newly opened depot in Swindon and Palletline’s decision to base a new regional hub at the depot during the period. Reporting its latest annual results for the year to 30 September 2016 the company revealed a rise in turnover to £15.2m (2015: £13.8m) with pre-tax profit up from £737,054 to £1.2m. John Hackling opened a new depot on the Groundwell Industrial Estate in Swindon in February 2015, […]
Palletline has welcomed three new members; IJ McGill, F and G Transport and HE Baldry Haulage.
BCA Marketplace, which owns WeBuyAnyCar.com, paid £16m in cash for Eddie Stobart’s automotive logistics business when it purchased it earlier this year.
Ripon-based Potter Group Logistics has bought York logistics firm and Palletline member House of James for an undisclosed sum. The deal, struck yesterday (16 May) boosts Potter’s turnover by 50% to £22m, adding 100,000ft² of warehousing space, 35 vehicles and 55 trailers to the fleet. Motortransport.co.uk understands that Simon Gill, MD of House of James, will remain at the combined business for at least three years in the role of commercial director. Matthew Lamb, MD of Potter’s, says: “We have […]