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 […]
London Gateway claimed it saved 9,000 lorry journeys after accepting a single “mega delivery” of aggregate by cargo ship.
After unveiling double-digit rises in turnover and profit, Turners (Soham) has continued on the upward curve by securing a new five-year contract with Omya UK, one of the country’s leading producers of calcium carbonate. The deal for the management and movement of fine powder products, includes a Turners’ team based at Omya’s site at Melton near Hull operating a specialised fleet of 30 trucks and 40 pressurised tankers. The Newmarket, Suffolk-based operator has been working with Omya since 2006, delivering […]
Suttons Tankers, part of Suttons Group, said it is in its “best interests” to walk away from its eight-year relationship with British Sugar when its contract expires later this year.