Laser Transport International increased its turnover and profits before it was snapped up by Currie Solutions Group last year. Latest financial results for the Hythe-based transport company, for the year ending 31 December 2019, showed that it increased revenues by 2.2% to £17.7m. Pre-tax profit increased to £146,000, compared with £3,500 the year before. In June 2020, Currie Solutions made its third acquisition in 18 months and bought Laser, which it said gave it a prime location in Kent, as […]
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