Turners (Soham)’s decision to expand its container haulage interests with the purchases of Macintyre Transport and Goldstar Transport last year has seen significant increases in turnover and profit at the acquisitive operator. Now reporting to Com- panies House as Turners (Soham) Group of Companies, pre-tax profit rose to £28.26m (from £24.8m in the previous year) for the period ending 31 December 2016, with turnover up 27% to £313.8m (£247m). It also revealed annualised turnover in its container division stood at […]
Turners (Soham) has continued its drive into the container sector with the acquisition of Goldstar Transport, creating a group with a combined turnover of more than £350m.
Fuel hauliers have welcomed the launch of a national training safety-standard for tanker drivers, and are gearing up to put their staff through the Petroleum Drivers’ Passport (PDP) scheme.
Operators and logistics firms were poorly represented in the 2012 Sunday Times Rich List, published yesterday. The Barclay brothers, Sir David and Sir Frederick, owners of parcel giant Yodel, remain the richest men involved in road transport with a fortune of £2.2bn. Alastair Salvesen and family are second. The former owners of Christian Salvasen, which was sold to Norbert Dentressangle for £254m in 2007, are worth £1.3bn. Also making the list are Dawsongroup owners Peter Dawson and family. The truck […]