Creditors of Searon Logistics are thought to be owed £7.26m after the Felixstowe company’s fall into administration. A reduction in haulage rates followed by an announcement by shipping lines in March that they were “changing alliances” led to the haulier’s collapse in July. In a report to creditors, the administrators at McTear, Williams & Wood said the shipping lines’ announcement was “the biggest change in the industry for nearly 20 years and caused the company a major problem as its […]
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.
City Link’s management had laid out plans to pull out of the B2C market and refocus the courier’s efforts on attracting higher-margin business shortly before its collapse, it has emerged.