Jack Richards & Son increased turnover by 17% last year after benefitting from “a benign market”, according to its MD. However, pre-tax profit at the Norfolk haulier fell from £1.2m to £988,000 in the year ending 31 May 2018. It blamed this on an increase in administrative expenses. The Fakenham-based company boosted turnover to £53.7m, an increase of £7.8m on the previous year. In a statement within the latest financial results, MD Peter Brown said: “Net cash generated from operating activities […]
Elddis Transport has joined Palletforce after a 17-year hiatus from pallet networks.
Palletline has appointed a new MD to head up its directly owned members business, Palletline Logistics, after the combined turnover of the hauliers within in it sailed past £30m.
Palletline has defended itself after residents complained that vibrations from trucks accessing its London hub in Perivale were causing property damage. A local residents group, led by Vinny K-Maddage, has put Ealing Council and Transport for London under pressure to act. However, Palletline said that despite having operated from Perivale for the past five years, it was only made aware that residents had concerns this August. “As a preliminary action, Palletline implemented an alternative preferred route; instructing drivers to go […]