ECM (Vehicle Delivery Service) enjoyed a strong 2016 as UK car sales boomed delivering a 12% rise in pre-tax profit, but has warned of tough times ahead. Vehicle transporter ECM’s latest annual accounts show a 4.4% rise in turnover to £102m (2015: £98m) and a 12% increase in pre-tax profit to £1.3m (2015: £1.1m) in the year to 31 December 2016. ECM’s delivery volumes have risen strongly over the past three years, up a third (34%) while average employee numbers […]
R Swain & Sons boosts turnover and profits in 2018 despite impact of “Beast from the East” and Brexit
R Swain & Sons defied adverse weather conditions to boost turnover by almost a third and pretax profit by close to three quarters last year, helped by its acquisition of Express Freight in June 2018.
Dart Group has sold Fowler Welch to Culina Group for £98m.
Turnover and profit both rose by some 12% last year at Newmarket, Suffolk-based Turners (Soham), as a prudent approach to rates and new business continued to pay off. In the 12 months to 31 December 2011, turnover jumped 11.9% to just under £235m (2010: £210m); while pre-tax profit rose 12.5% to £24.3m (2010: £21.6m). All three of the firm’s divisions enjoyed a significant boost during the period, with turnover up 7.69% in the temperature controlled division, 10.63% in the general […]