Wincanton has found home is where the heart is as customers in the DIY and home retail sectors drove growth at the operator. At the same time it has begun surgery to return its industrial and transport division to health. Group turnover for the six months to 30 September 2017 grew 3.4% to £581m (2016: £561.8m). Pre-tax profit increased 3.6% to £20.3m (2016: £19.6m). Contract wins and renewals with Argos, a win with IKEA and Thales, and renewals with Ibstock […]
A property revaluation was responsible for scuppering the bottom line at Bradford-based Expect Distribution in the year to the end of November 2012. It was enough to turn the previous year’s profit before tax of £432,500 into a loss of more than £943,700, despite a 14% rise in turnover from £15.8m to £18.1m.
Transport and logistics firm Rhys Davies & Sons marked its sixtieth anniversary last year with a 58% rise in profit, the firm’s latest annual results statement has revealed.