CM Downton has bought 10 new Cartwright trailers to support growth on its long-running Saica Paper contract. The operator has been working with the Spanish paper manufacturer since 2012. The deal is worth an estimated £3m a year. The 10 new trailers have reinforced curtains with a wrap-around design, five of which are in a new Saica livery. Designed to stop any water getting into the trailers to damage paper reels, the new vehicles are built with watertight non-slip floors, […]
CM Downton saw good levels of growth across the business in its last financial year, with both turnover and pre-tax profit up nearly 9%.
Bridgestone has clinched a fleet agreement with CM Downton that sees it extend its existing 10-year tyre care contract.
CM Downton walked away with the big prize of the night – the Haulier of the Year trophy – in front of a sell-out audience of 1,500 at last night’s Motor Transport Awards (13 June). Delighted directors of the family firm Andrew, Richard and John Downton, collected the trophy from co-host Sean Lock. The Moreton Valance, Gloucestershire-based firm has achieved the remarkable feat of boosting turnover and doubling operating profit since the credit crunch struck in 2008 – a performance […]