A weak pound combined with rising demand for cheap Chinese trucks in Commonwealth markets has hit profit at international haulier and truck sales firm EM Rogers. Reporting its results for the year to 31 January 2017 the Northampton-based firm revealed that while turnover increased from £18.5m to £18.8m in the year to 31 January 2017, pre-tax profit fell from £2m to £1.7m in the same period. MD David Rogers told MT the family firm, which he runs with his brother […]
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