Unsecured creditors of failed Hull-based haulier AR Lunn Transport & Warehousing have received just 4% of the money owed to them, the firm’s administrators have revealed. In its final progress report covering the six months to 28 February, PricewaterhouseCoopers said it had paid just over £76,500 to unsecured creditors of the firm, which entered administration in early 2012 blaming rising fuel prices and other operating costs. That sum represented a first and final dividend of 3.99 pence in the pound. […]
Abbey Logistics and Lomas Distribution paid close to £300,000 for the majority of the bulk powder and warehousing business of collapsed operator Seafield Logistics.
The assets and business of Palletline Logistics (Midlands) were bought for £71,000 in a pre-pack deal in July by newly formed Global Logistics Central on the same day the former went into administration, according to administrator RSM Tenon.
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 […]