No doubt about it, 2012 was incredibly tough for UK logistics operators. Profits were low, costs were high and obtaining credit to invest remained hard. The double-dip recession we all feared is in danger of turning into triple-fall and GDP growth was more sluggish than a snail on valium. Forecasts for growth in 2013 range from 1% by the Bank of England (BoE) to 1.4% by the Confederation of British Industry, with the BoE also predicting that it will be […]
Struggling M and J Haulage threw in the towel after learning client British Sugar was to reduce its work, report reveals
Major sugar beet haulier M and J Haulage collapsed into administration due to a heavy reliance on finance to fund investments, low margins and the prospect of less work from British Sugar, according to KPMG.
Despite the high-profile collapse of Deben Transport last month, the amount of insolvencies overall in the transport and haulage sector is rapidly declining year-on-year.