TITLE

Large hauliers struggle to boost sales

PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Commercial Motor;6/5/2008, Vol. 207 Issue 5283, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a survey which found that more than a quarter of hauliers have seen turnover fall in Great Britain, with another third showing no sales increases. The survey found that 66 of Great Britain's 200 largest road haulage firms have shown no sales increases at all in 2006-2007, while a further 55 have seen a decrease. It also found that 116 have failed to increase sales at the same rate as their investment.
ACCESSION #
32695907

 

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