Maritime Transport profits up 41% after takeover of Wincanton container business


The launch of Maritime Transport’s intermodal division followed by its acquisition of Wincanton Container Logistics helped boost pre-tax profits last year by 41% to £13.3m. Despite Brexit uncertainty affecting container flows into the country and the Covid-19 pandemic causing significant container reductions, the Suffolk logistics firm weathered the storm and reported a turnover broadly comparable to the previous year of £323m (£329m). In a report signed off by the board, Maritime Transport said the year ending 27 December 2020 had […]