An investment in Elddis Transport’s fleet and IT systems and the need to restate its 2016 accounts due to an “adjustment” in the way its hire purchase interest was reported, saw annual profit fall in its latest published accounts. In the year to 31 December 2017 the County Durham operator revealed a 5% rise in turnover to £26.9m (2016: £25.6m). However pre-tax profit fell to £479,000 (2016: £777,000) in the period. Speaking to MT, MD Nigel Cook, said: “Pre-tax profits […]
Welcome to the 2018 Motor Transport Power Players, the editorial team’s take on who will be the key influencers – including some of those who are up and coming in the industry rather than the established names – on the transport and logistics industry this year.
Elddis Transport MD Nigel Cook has been appointed chairman of the High Cube Network, a consortium of eight operators, including Elddis, S&R Smith and Sons and Owens Transport, that was launched in April.
A multi-national haulage consortium specialising in high cube movements, incorporating eight operators from the UK, Republic of Ireland and the Netherlands, has been formed – led by former TDG and Norbert Dentressangle business unit head Mick Wilson.