Clipper Logistics almost broke the £200m turnover barrier in its most recent results, covering the six months ended 31 October. The retail logistics specialist grew turnover by 21% year-on-year to £199.7m (2016: £164.9m). Clipper’s pre-tax profit also grew in the six months, rising 15.6% to £7.9m (2016: £6.9m). The operator said some of the extra turnover had come from the acquisitions of Tesam Distribution and RepairTech, which completed during the period and were “immediately earnings enhancing”. Clipper also launched new […]
Rhys Davies & Sons saw both turnover and pre-tax profit rise last year, through a mixture of cost control and volume growth.
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 […]
An inquiry is to be held by MPs in the Transport Select Committee into local decision-making on transport expenditure.