WH Bowker said it was “pleased” with its trading performance last year after reporting an increase in pre-tax profits, thanks to the demand for shed space outstripping supply amid the pandemic. For the year ending 31 December 2020, the company saw revenues dip slightly, by 5.6% to £14.1m (£14.9m) but pre-tax profit increased by 7.5% to £443,000. In its business review, the company, which has bases in Hull, Preston and Ripon, said 2019 had been very positive as companies sought […]
DFDS Logistics has acquired the Danish freight forwarding firm ICT Logistics, which it said would strengthen and develop its eastern European position.
Turnover and profit both rose by some 12% last year at Newmarket, Suffolk-based Turners (Soham), as a prudent approach to rates and new business continued to pay off. In the 12 months to 31 December 2011, turnover jumped 11.9% to just under £235m (2010: £210m); while pre-tax profit rose 12.5% to £24.3m (2010: £21.6m). All three of the firm’s divisions enjoyed a significant boost during the period, with turnover up 7.69% in the temperature controlled division, 10.63% in the general […]
Food logistics specialist Associated Cold Stores and Transport (ACS&T) took a pre-tax profit hit last year after a major customer terminated a contract with the company.