Leeds-based Groupe Samat UK pulled itself out of the red last year, company results for the year to 31 December 2012 have revealed.

Pre-tax profit at the chemical transport group amounted to £191,442, compared with a loss of £543,273 in 2011.

Turnover fell 4.7% to £9.04m (2011: £9.48m).

The directors’ report noted the company had benefited from the restructuring of the previous two years.

In January, the firm added six new Renault Premiums to its 75-strong fleet.


By Andrew Stone.