The acquisition of ARR Craib helped boost Gregory Distribution Holdings profits last year and offset the impact of a bad debt acquired after a major customer went bust. The company, which is one of the largest privately owned hauliers in the UK, is a member of both Palletline and Palletways and employs almost 2,500 staff. It operates from 35 locations including depots in Exeter, Plymouth, Shepton Mallet, Cullompton, Bristol, Birmingham, Aberdeen, Stockton-on-Tees, Great Yarmouth and Cumbernauld and is part of […]
Crewe, Cheshire-based Brit European Transport made a dramatic return to profit during 2011, recording a pre-tax profit of £334,000 compared to pre-tax loss of £453,000 the previous year. Turnover in the year to 31 December rose 20% from £20m to £24m, all but £2m of which was generated in the UK. The firm, which specialises in car, CV, plant and equipment and lift truck transport, as well as bulk tanker work, said there had been “stability and in some cases […]
The government is looking at alternative means of funding smaller hauliers struggling to access the Treasury’s COVID-19 funding packages.
Yodel saw volumes surge by 59% between January and March compared to the same period in 2020 and it now expects full-year revenues to be £30m higher than predicted just three months ago.