Family-run John Jempson & Son added more than £1m to its turnover last year, thanks to a buoyant construction market in London. The Rye, East Sussex haulier and Palletforce member reported a turnover of £13.8m for the year ending 31 October 2017, up 8% on 2016’s £12.7m. Pre-tax profit also increased to £392,000, from £333,000 the year before. Chairman Jonathan Jempson told MT that the increase could be attributed to the building materials it transports. “It’s been a busy year,” […]
DSV Road MD René Falch Olesen said that the economy in 2012 had affected the firm’s profit in what was a “satisfactory” year for the operator.
Debts relating to road traffic accidents racked up by former drivers of a Birmingham contract haulier have been written off after it was concluded it would not be cost effective to track them down.