Pollock (Scotrans) defies pandemic challenges to boost profit in 2020


 

Pollock (Scotrans) boosted pre-tax profit last year despite a fall in revenues brought about by “challenging” conditions created by the Covid-19 pandemic. The company attributed the pre-tax profit rise to a “healthy mix” of contract work, its cost cutting strategies and a reduction in empty running miles. The Scottish operator reported revenues of £26.9m in the year ending 31 August 2020, down from £27.8m in the previous year. Despite the fall in revenue the company saw pre-tax profit rise to […]