Pall-Ex defied “challenging” market conditions to deliver a 31% leap in pre-tax profits and a 10% rise in member volumes last year. In its latest annual results to 31 July 2018 the pallet network, which has around 95 members, saw turnover increase by 8% to £71m (2017: £65.9m) with pre-tax profit rising by 31% to £2.5m (2017: £1.9m). The network strove to cut costs in the year, according to the results, reducing administrative costs to £7.5m (2017: £7.6m), which the […]
Haulier Wm Armstrong, based just on the English side of the Scottish border in Longtown near Carlisle, celebrates its 85th anniversary this year, and the third generation of the family running the business today are working hard to ensure the business is handed on to future generations. The famous green livery – which the firm has used ever since William Armstrong acquired his first Model T in 1927 – has long been associated with livestock wagons, but the foot and […]
Palletforce is looking to take advantage of inevitable consolidation in the pallet sector with its new £50m hub, according to chief executive Michael Conroy. Emma Shone
Lenham Storage enjoyed a ‘successful’ year’s trading in the 12 months to 31 August 2015, but the driver shortage remained a challenge.