Heavy investment by R Swain & Sons led to a dip in profits last year, but it has stood the national distribution firm in a strong position for the future, according to its MD. Latest financial figures showed the Rochester-based haulier added £373,000 to its turnover in the year ending 28 December 2019, with revenues of £65.8m. Pre-tax profit fell by £1.7m to £172,000, but Swain MD Matthew Deer said this was due to investment across its divisions: “We are […]
Corporate Solutions Logistics (CSL) has added 44 trucks and trailers to its fleet to support growing volumes on its contract with supermarket chain Lidl.
The DVSA’s decision to shut down HGV testing during the Covid-19 pandemic resulting in a backlog of thousands of tests is indicative of a “cultural issue” within the department which “needs to be fixed”, MPs were told this week.
Cross-channel disruption and the migrant crisis, combined with bad debts arising from the steel crisis, saw Laser Transport International suffer a tough second half in 2015.