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. […]
Stobart Group saw turnover in its core transport and distribution division climb in the first half of its financial year despite “considerable demand volatility”, although profit was flat.
Glasgow haulier John G Russell (Transport) has warned the distribution sector of a “difficult” 12 months ahead as costs keep rising while rates and profit margins continue to stagnate. Alan Poulton, chief executive, logistics at the group, told MT the firm was finding it increasingly difficult to squeeze further efficiencies out of its operation and said that, in terms of rates: “We are not getting, and have not got for some time now, an increase that reflects the quality and […]