R Swain & Sons defied “considerable” customer and competitor pressure to deliver a 10% rise in turnover last year, according to the firm’s latest annual results. Publishing its accounts for the 12 months to 31 December 2016, the Kent-based group revealed a rise in turnover to £45.9m (2015: £41.5m) with pre-tax profit increasing to £2.8m (2015: £ 2.7m). The company spent £1.5m on acquisitions in the period, including the purchase of Derby-based Jeffrey’s Haulage for an undisclosed sum in July. In […]
Fred Sherwood & Sons (Transport) saw revenues grow by 2% to £34.6m last year, but the bulk haulage firm said Covid-19 had since had an adverse impact on the business.
A 55% rise in turnover at Norbert Dentressangle’s UK group company Norbert Dentressangle Logistics was achieved last year as a result of cost reductions, new business and the first full year’s effect of the acquisition of TDG in October 2011.