Laser Transport International suffered a “savage” financial hit due to the devaluation of the pound in 2016 after the UK’s vote to leave the EU, newly published accounts show. In its results for the year to 31 December 2016, the Hythe-based international freight company and former MT Haulier of the Year said the fall in the value of sterling after the EU referendum vote last June had created an “immediate and savage impact” on operating costs that “cannot be overstated”. […]
Langdons has taken on two more trailers from Gray & Adams to boost its urban delivery operations in cities in Scotland. The trailers are equipped with Anteo tuck-under tail-lifts, Whiting roller shutter doors and the latest Thermo-King Spectrum fridge units to cope with urban deliveries. The tractor units can also operate on overnight trunk routes using standard length trailers, resulting in greater operational efficiency.
Somerset’s Peter Green Haulage said a focus on fleet utilisation and reducing high fixed costs helped boost turnover by more than 10% last year, to £17m.
Bartrums has reported a combined turnover of more than £28m for 2016, with strong growth in its road services arm.