Bartrums has reported a combined turnover of more than £28m for 2016, with strong growth in its road services arm. Newly published accounts show that for the year ending 31 December 2016, the Eye, Suffolk-based company posted a turnover of £19.6m in its haulage and storage division, 3.7% higher than in the previous year. Pre-tax profit increased by 16.6% to £702,000. Its road services business increased sales by almost 13% to £8.8m, although pre-tax profits reduced by a fifth to £962,000. […]
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