A significant investment by John Mitchell (Grangemouth) has paved the way for “generational change” according to its MD, who intends to retire within the next few years. Iain Mitchell said he did not want to wait until he was 65 before deciding how the business should be run in the future. The 56-year-old said he’d spent the last two years getting the family-owned Scottish haulier into a position where its immediate future was secured. He was talking to MT after […]
John Mitchell Haulage and Warehousing saw turnover rise £1.5m as it felt the benefits of consolidating its two sites at Grangemouth into one. For the year-ending 31 March 2012, the firm reported turnover of £12m, up from £10.5m in the previous year. Pre-tax profit fell from £284,598 to £187,783, owing in part to its purchase of five acres of land adjacent to its Earls Road Industrial Estate depot in Falkirk. MD Iain Mitchell says: “We are pleased with where we […]
The managing director of John Mitchell (Grangemouth) said an increase in turnover and profit at the company was down to being tough with customers who wouldn’t move on rates.
John Mitchell (Grangemouth) has reported a significant rise in profit after cost-control measures and a focus on its warehousing arm.