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 […]
Expansion into international distribution should add around £1m a year in turnover this year, Manchester-based operator AK Worthington (AKW) has predicted. Having started daily services to nine overseas countries with weekly services to eight more, contributed to a 5.9% rise in the year to 30 June 2012 in annual turnover to £10.66m (2011: £10.06m) AKW’s turnover in the year was also boosted by passing more business through haulage consortium Partnerlink, which it is a shareholder in. Although AKW’s profit before […]
The RHA has hailed a new government pledge of £10bn to support thousands of businesses by protecting against customer defaults and payment delays.
Road transport rates have hardly moved over the last three years, provisional new data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has shown.