Felixstowe container haulier Searon Logistics, which employs more than 100 staff, has closed down. The operator told MT it had shut its doors and staff were “in the process” of being made redundant. The company held O-licences in the East, North East and West of England regions, with its Felixstowe depot authorised for 60 HGVs. It also shared an operating centre with Turners (Soham) in Castleford. Turners MD Paul Day said he was “aware of the situation” regarding Searon, but […]
UK Pallets is to close, after parent company UK Mail pulled the plug following years of poor profitability. The closure will cost UK Mail £1m, plus asset write-downs of £2m.
Ceva Logistics has won 10-year contracts with four major retailers with a combined value of $400m (£260.2m).
While Motortransport.co.uk did not see as many industry insolvencies or closures in 2016 as in previous years, there were still a number of high-profile cases that shocked the transport sector.