A Birmingham contract haulier that entered administration earlier this year went from a £1m pre-tax profit to a £100,000 loss in just 20 months’ trading. Contact Transport was suffering from creditor pressures and had fallen behind with its time to pay arrangement with HMRC when RSM Restructuring Advisory was appointed on 20 April . A report into the events leading up to the haulage company’s administration said the company reported steady profits for the years 2012-2014 and then a much […]
In the weeks leading up to its collapse, Deben Transport attempted to make changes to its depot network as it battled to stay afloat.
Norbert Dentressangle will cease providing warehousing and distribution services to collapsed retail chain Comet from tomorrow (21 December). Last month the operator warned its five-year £100m contract with Comet, which it only signed earlier this year, was in the hands of the retail chain’s administrator Deloitte. At the start of this week Deloitte closed the last of the retail chain’s stores in the absence of an acceptable offer for the whole business. Richard Cawston, business unit director at Norbert Dentressangle, […]
M and J Haulage, a major sugar beet haulage contractor, has been placed into administration prompting concerns among growers that they’ll struggle to find another company to harvest and deliver the crop.