Container haulier Pentalver Cannock said a rise in turnover and pre-tax profit during 2017 was essentially down to the continuing improvement in trading conditions since the economic downturn. The company, with depots in Felixstowe, Southampton, London Gateway and Cannock, reported a 7.6% increase in turnover to £45.2m in the year ending 31 December 2017; up £3.2m on 2016’s £42m. It put the rise down, quite simply, to an increase in haulage activity. Pre-tax profit jumped to £1.2m, an increase of […]
Wincanton has put in place a turnaround plan for its Pullman Fleet Services business after the segment delivered an “underwhelming” performance in its most recent financial year.
Irvine, North Ayrshire-based Maxi Haulage has seen an increase in both turnover and pre-tax profit as business continues to grow.
The popular Engineer in Court mock trial by jury returns at Derby University on 27 June, with the centrepiece ‘trial’ this year trying a case of corporate manslaughter following an insecure load falling from a vehicle. Society of Operations Engineers chief executive Nick Jones will this year don the judges’ wig and gown to oversee proceedings and a line up of top barristers including Michael Ponsonby, James Godden and a team from Backhouse Jones will cross examine witnesses. The court […]