The Reed Boardall Group has defied rising costs and fierce competition in the transport sector to deliver a 13% rise in underlying pre-tax profit. Reporting its latest annual results to 31 March 2019, the Yorkshire-based cold storage and distribution business unveiled a 3.85% rise in underlying turnover to £62.8m from £61.6m. The company said: “Turnover increased by 1.89% compared to the previous year but 2018 was slightly longer than 2019 due to the inclusion of an extra week. The increase […]
With UK banks under constant fire for failing to lend to British businesses, it is refreshing to talk to a banker who is positively eager to work with UK operators. Graham Winslet is sales director of BNP Paribas Rental Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas, one of the strongest banks in the world (rated AA by Standard & Poor’s). He is responsible for growing the CV contract hire business, which currently owns around 15,000 CVs in France and the UK.
Potter Group Logistics has credited stringent cost control, which hasn’t come at the expense of good customer service, for a 27% jump in annual pre-tax profit. Matthew Lamb, MD of Potter Group Logistics, said: “As always our focus is on delivering first class customer service. “We have achieved this while applying rigours controls on overheads across all areas of the business.” As a result, pre-tax profit in the year ended April 2012 was £1.04m (2011: £817,000), with turnover 2.8% ahead […]
Maritime Transport has reported an 11th consecutive year of revenue growth.