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 […]
Logistics and manufacturing associations have warned that Tata’s decision to sell off its steel operation in the UK will have major repercussions on the wider economy unless a buyer is found.
Felixstowe-based Searon Logistics has entered administration after its largest customer moved to Southampton, causing a significant increase in costs.
Long-standing heavy transport firm Heanor Haulage is closing its haulage arm this month to focus on warehousing and storage.