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. The Dumfries-based haulier, which has a fleet of more than 250 trucks and 500 trailers, posted a pre-tax loss of £130,900 (2016: loss of £148,770) in the year to 31 December 2017. Turnover fell to £39.9m, down from £40.1m in 2016. In its strategic report to the accounts the company said […]
Howard Tenens remains confident that it is “well positioned” to grow its business, despite posting a 15.4% drop in pre-tax profit last year.
Bartrums has reported a combined turnover of more than £28m for 2016, with strong growth in its road services arm.
A reliance on agency staff and hire vehicles at CS Ellis to meet an increase in work dented the operator’s annual profit, newly published accounts show.