Bridgend-based John Raymond Transport has returned to profit for the first time since being acquired by Irish haulier Nolan Transport almost two years ago. Reporting its annual results to 30 September 2017 the Harlequin Logistics network founder-member revealed that whilst turnover fell 2.7% to £17.4m (2016: £17.9m), pre-tax profit rose to £89,112 compared with a loss of £91,798 in 2016. However the Welsh firm, which has sites in Bridgend, Cannock and Swindon and also operates from six Nolan Transport sites in the […]
Irish haulier Nolan Group is set to buy a Birmingham-based haulier and a supply chain business as it moves to expand its UK footprint, according to director Oliver Nolan.
Harlequin Logistics is now running about a dozen 15.65m trailers on its Kellogg’s operation, as part of the government’s 10-year trial of longer semi-trailers. Four of the five members of the year-old haulier consortium – Currie European, John Raymond Transport, Jack Richards & Son and Prestons of Potto – are running the longer trailers for the cereal giant, shipping loads from Manchester throughout the UK. The 3.04m-high SDC Trailers can carry 60 pallets rather than the normal 52, said Currie’s […]
Irish operator Nolan Transport has bought John Raymond Transport, with a view to growing its UK operation.