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,” […]
Fierce competition for southbound loads combined with rising operating costs saw Currie Solutions deliver a pre-tax loss for the second year in a row, its latest annual accounts show.
Despite turnover rising by almost half in 2017 Simon Gibson Transport saw its profit fall for the third consecutive year as the firm continued to invest “heavily” in its fleet.