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 […]
The Fortec Distribution Network plans to open a northern hub in a bid to unlock Scotland by the year’s end.
UK Mail has conceded that its pallet business suffered a tough year in the twelve months to 31 March 2013.
Many in the logistics industry were shocked to hear of the unexpected passing of Jim Scanlan, aged 59, on Monday 10 April, writes Ali Karim, MD of the Hazchem Network. Co-founder of The Pallet Network (TPN), Jim’s passion was always transport, from his time at United Transport, pallet network Fortec and as an agency driver. My memories of Jim (pictured right with myself) are of the time we spent co-founding Hazchem Network, with HW Coates, Deltion Software, a consortium of […]