Newcastle-based David Price Food Services has secured a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) that will see its unsecured creditors paid 38p in the pound on debts of about £2.1m. The arrangement, which the firm said was approved by more than 99% of creditors at a meeting on Wednesday 5 September, safeguards the jobs of 175 staff across seven depots. Company chairman David Price told MT he was relieved the firm had avoided falling into administration. “It has been a traumatic time […]
Despite selling a majority share to Rico Logistics in January last year and exiting its Company Voluntary Agreement (CVA) early, Circle Express made a loss last year.
All 39 jobs have been lost at family transport firm Mann Haulage in Chester-le-Street after the company was forced to close down last month.
Creditors of Palletline Logistics (Midlands) have voted in favour of the company voluntary arrangement (CVA) applied for by the haulier last month. MD Bob Russett (pictured) told Motortransport.co.uk he had mixed feelings after approval of the CVA this week (16 May): relief that it had passed ensuring a future for the business, but disappointment that the action had been necessary. “We are trading profitability and intend to keep doing so,” says Russett. The Birmingham haulier’s cashflow problems stemmed from errors […]