CM Downton achieved a record turnover in the year it was acquired by EmergeVest for £75m, although costs associated with the deal weighed on the firm’s annual profit. In the year to 30 June 2018, turnover increased 9% to £127.3m (2017: £116.8m) accounts filed at Companies House show. An increase in administrative costs connected to March’s sale to EmergeVest resulted in pre-tax profit for the period standing 45% lower at £2.8m (2017: £5.1m). Recently installed MD Duncan Eyre told motortransport.co.uk: […]
EV Cargo Global Forwarding has added its name to a pledge to protect the Arctic and not intentionally route ships or send goods through the region.
CM Downton has extended its contract with Saica, making the Spanish packaging company one of its “top 10” customers.
Chilled food specialist NFT Distribution has appointed Ross Eggleton to the newly created role of chief operating officer with immediate effect.