Birds Transport and Logistics made a pre-tax loss of £2.4m last year, according to newly published accounts. The accounts for the year to 30 September 2016 reveal turnover had slumped from £20.8m in 2015 to £14.8m last year. Owner Ballyvesey confirmed the haulier’s demise in May, with its remaining transport operations transferred to sister company Montgomery Transport. The directors expressed their disappointment at the performance in the accounts, citing the loss of key contracts as the reason for mounting losses. […]
Ballyvesey Holdings, which confirmed the demise of its Birds Transport and Logistics business in May, saw both turnover and profit growth in the year to 30 September 2016.
Montgomery Transport founder Harold Montgomery has confirmed the demise of Birds Transport & Logistics, bringing the curtain down on a tough period for the well known Midlands firm.
Ex-Widdowson Logistics staff retained at a successor company based on the same site as the collapsed haulier are apparently being paid by Birds Transport Leicester.