The chairman of Elite Transport Services has said he has a “very strong desire” to turn the business around, after creditors voted to back a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) at the container haulier. Gary Bethnal told MT that the decision to enter a CVA, which was backed by 99% of creditors, who will receive 37 pence in the pound over a five-year term, was not taken lightly – but was preferable to a pre-pack administration. “It has been a tough […]
Marks & Spencer (M&S) will complete the UK supply chain transformation it began in 2009 by building a major new DC at the London Gateway container port and logistics park.
One of the firms appointed to take on some of the postcode area of collapsed Palletline Logistics (Midlands) has entered a pre-pack administration.
Container haulier Goldstar Transport saw an 8.6% increase in turnover and a pre-tax profit rise of 35% in the 12 months ending 31 July 2012. The Felixstowe-based haulier, which has depots in Tilbury, Rochester, Southampton, Bristol, Liverpool, Birmingham and Wakefield, said in its annual report that turnover rose from £65.4m in the previous financial year to £71m. Pre-tax profit increased to £2.1m from £1.6m in 2011. In the report the firm added that gross profit margin had increased to 11.5%, […]