R Swain & Sons defied adverse weather conditions to boost turnover by almost a third and pretax profit by close to three quarters last year, helped by its acquisition of Express Freight in June 2018. In its annual results to 31 December 2018 the family firm, which is based in Medway, Kent, announced a 32% rise in turnover to £65.4m (2017: £49.7m) and a 73% uplift in pre-tax profit to £1.9m (2017: £1.1m). R Swain & Sons, which is based […]
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