Ballyvesey Holdings, which confirmed the demise of its Birds Transport and Logistics business in May, saw both turnover and profit growth in the year to 30 September 2016. Newly published accounts for the group, which owns Montgomery Transport, Montracon trailers, and a number of truck and heavy plant dealerships, saw turnover climb 1.4% in the period to £621.4m (2015: £613m). Pre-tax profit climbed from £4.6m in the previous year to £6.9m. The directors said they were pleased with the results […]
Trailer rental specialist Hireco is entering the truck rental and contract hire sector, looking to specialise in vehicles providing maximum driver comfort and fuel-saving features for its customers.
The DVSA has now confirmed that it does approve of the new design of load restraint for the upper deck of double-deck curtainsiders developed by a Road Haulage Association (RHA)-led working group with input from various vehicle operators and trailer manufacturer Montracon.
The directors at Birds Groupage Services and Montgomery Transport – the two operators that are part of Northern Irish conglomerate Ballyvesey Holdings – have said that they are “disappointed” with the financial performances of the businesses.