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,” […]
Wincanton has told investors that its full year turnover will be lower than 2018’s, after the late start of a number of new contracts failed to offset its exit from several low margin deals.
Heywood, Lancashire logistics firm Yearsley Group has begun taking delivery of the first of 26 new trucks and 50 new trailers being added to the fleet to cope with additional business.