Cost pressures dent Benton Bros profits


 

Benton Bros (Transport) reported a £190,000 pre-tax loss last year as the Lincolnshire haulier faced increased costs. However, turnover at the Boston firm was up 1.4% to £11.8m in the year ending 31 January 2022 and it made an operating profit of £218,000, although this fell from 2021’s £469,000. MD Martin Benton was unavailable for comment, but in the company’s business review it said: “The directors are pleased with the trading results even after the rise in fuel costs. “The […]