Davies Turner & Co has increased turnover and pre-tax profits despite “tough trading conditions” last year, according to its latest annual results. Reporting its figures for the year ended 31 March 2018, the Coleshill-based company revealed a 12% rise in turnover to £132.9m (2017: £118.7m) and a 7% rise in pre-tax profits to £2.1m (2017: £2m). Davies Turner & Co, which is a subsidiary of Davies Turner Plc, specialises in freight forwarding, trailer services, ocean freight, warehousing, logistics and haulage. […]
Maritime Transport saw increases in its turnover and profits last year as it continued on its decade-long growth.
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