C Butt Logistics has delivered on last year’s promise to return to the black for the first time since 2014. Reporting its latest annual results for the year to 28 April 2018, the Northampton–based haulier revealed a rise in profit to £27,651 (2017: loss of £461,654). However, turnover fell in the period by more than 5% to £10.6m (2017: £11.2m). The results confirm joint MD Jonathan Butt’s prediction in February last year that the company would return to profit in […]
Royal Mail offset declining letter volume with its growing parcels operation in a year that saw it surpass the £10bn turnover mark for the first time, but saw pre-tax profit fall by more than a third (37%).
Crewe, Cheshire-based Brit European Transport made a dramatic return to profit during 2011, recording a pre-tax profit of £334,000 compared to pre-tax loss of £453,000 the previous year. Turnover in the year to 31 December rose 20% from £20m to £24m, all but £2m of which was generated in the UK. The firm, which specialises in car, CV, plant and equipment and lift truck transport, as well as bulk tanker work, said there had been “stability and in some cases […]