A-Plant half year profits soar

A-PLANT, the Warrington-based equipment rental company, has reported strong half year figures as operating profits increased 142% to £17.4m.

The company, which has around 2,000 staff at more than 100 branches nationwide, said turnover in the half year to the end of October was up 33% to £138.2m.

A-Plant's acquisition of Eve Trakway in May this year has delivered rental revenue of £124m, up 35% on the prior year (2012: £92m), reflecting 23% more fleet on rent and a 10% improvement in yield.  Rental revenue... For the full story register now for free or login below...