John Mitchell (Grangemouth)’s investment in the next generation is coming to fruition after it recruited five new members to spearhead the business in the coming years. The creation of the Scottish haulier’s “Young Team” paves the way for generational change according to its MD, and for a seamless transition when the current management makes way for a new crop of directors. MD Iain Mitchell said the team is made up of Ross Mitchell, transport manager; Sandy McGiven, operations manager; Tracey […]
John Mitchell (Grangemouth) has reported a significant rise in profit after cost-control measures and a focus on its warehousing arm.
John Mitchell Haulage and Warehousing saw turnover rise £1.5m as it felt the benefits of consolidating its two sites at Grangemouth into one. For the year-ending 31 March 2012, the firm reported turnover of £12m, up from £10.5m in the previous year. Pre-tax profit fell from £284,598 to £187,783, owing in part to its purchase of five acres of land adjacent to its Earls Road Industrial Estate depot in Falkirk. MD Iain Mitchell says: “We are pleased with where we […]
The managing director of John Mitchell (Grangemouth) said an increase in turnover and profit at the company was down to being tough with customers who wouldn’t move on rates.