Maxi Haulage said that after battling “huge problems” connected to pre-Brexit arrangements in 2019, last year turned out better – albeit well below par. In its accounts for the period ending 30 September 2020, it said pre-tax profits had increased to £928,000, compared to just £74,000 in 2019. Turnover was broadly static, rising almost 1% to nearly £64m. The Irvine headquartered company said capital investments were down significantly due to the changing environment, but they had increased again during the […]
Profits at S&S Distribution rose almost 86% last year, as the Kent-based family firm placed emphasis on offering an “excellent service” to its customer base.
Pressure on rates has led to Felixstowe-based container specialist Macintyre Transport reporting a 9% fall in pre-tax profit despite a near 11% rise in turnover. Turnover in the year to 30 April 2012 rose from £19.3m to £21.4m due to organic growth, said chairman Harvey Macintyre; pre-tax profit, however, fell from £895,000 to £813,000. Much of the profit slide was attributable to stagnant rates, said Macintyre. “We have been very proactive in taking costs out of the business since 2008, […]
Uncertainty over the immigration system after Brexit next year will compound the industry’s driver shortage and goods and services could grind to a halt, according to an FTA report.