JDL Logistics, which entered into administration last month, is to close down in the next few weeks with the loss of all jobs.Speaking to Motortransport.co.uk the firm’s administrator Graham Wolloff confirmed that “it hasn’t been possible to find a way to rescue the company, so we will have to close the business over the coming weeks”. Wolloff, Elwell Watchorn & Saxton, had been attempting to sell the leasehold on JDL’s 64,583ft² warehouse as a going concern, after closing the firm’s […]
Once again the UK’s nine pallet networks bucked the general trend within logistics in 2012, delivering another year of growth. While Greece teetered on the precipice, dragging the whole eurozone deeper into its protracted economic malaise, Europe remained the focal point for many of the UK’s networks looking for the next big thing. European market leader Palletways faces competition with Pall-Ex’s ambitious European plans remaining on course despite the economic headwinds from the Continent, and Palletforce finally revealing its hand […]
Condor Logistics has partially blamed the government’s decision to scrap the Low Value Consignment Relief (LVCR) from goods imported from the Channel Islands for the failure of the company, which will close down later this year. The firm was part of Condor Group, which also provides a sea freight service that will still continue to operate, and specialised in delivering between the UK and the Channel Islands. Despite seeing an increase of 120 consignments per day after it joined Palletways […]
The chief executive of Wincanton does not expect a wave of consolidation in the UK road transport sector, arguing that recent high-profile acquisitions have been standalone deals rather than part of a trend.