East Anglian family haulage firm Bartrum Group has weathered the “perfect storm” of Brexit, driver shortages, “extortionate” agency rates and the Covid-19 pandemic to deliver a 53% rise in pre-tax profit in 2020. In its latest annual results to 31 December 2020, the group reported that whilst revenue had fallen to £26.1m (2019: £31m), pre-tax profits had risen to £2.3m (2019: £1.5m), aided by falling sales and administration costs. The company, which is a Hazchem and Pallet Track member, operates […]
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