CitySprint turnover hits £100m after acquisition spree

June 10, 2013 Motor Transport

CitySprint’s series of acquisitions over the past 18 months has seen its turnover top £100m for the first time, but the same-day courier is now targeting organic growth for 2013. Pre-tax profit rose 33.6% to £10.64m (2011: £7.9m) in the year to December 31 2012 as turnover increased 36.1% to £101.1m (2011: £74.3m). This is partly due to the fact that 2012 was the first full year in which the firm incorporated activities from the acquisition of Lewis Day in […]


Langdons boosts Scottish urban deliveries

May 24, 2013 Motor Transport

Langdons has taken on two more trailers from Gray & Adams to boost its urban delivery operations in cities in Scotland. The trailers are equipped with Anteo tuck-under tail-lifts, Whiting roller shutter doors and the latest Thermo-King Spectrum fridge units to cope with urban deliveries. The tractor units can also operate on overnight trunk routes using standard length trailers, resulting in greater operational efficiency.

Hauliers want VAT cut
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UK hauliers want tax cuts

May 13, 2013 Motor Transport

Half of business owners in the UK transport and logistics industry believe tax cuts are vital for encouraging growth according to the latest quarterly Close Brothers Business Barometer.