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Margins are tight in chilled distribution

February 26, 2013 Peter Steele

On 5 September David Price Food Services entered a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) that will see its unsecured creditors paid 38p in the pound on debts of about £2.1m. The Hub has just obtained a copy of the Newcastle hauliers’ financial report for the year ending 25 August 2012 – which contains several details regarding the chilled food specialists’ current financial state.

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Harlequin Logistics scores a brace

February 26, 2013 Peter Steele

In June 2011 Harlequin Logistics- the network comprising of Prestons of Potto, John Raymond Transport, R Swain & sons, Jack Richard & Son and Currie European – was launched with much fanfare. Last year we revealed that it had won a contract with Kelloggs – its first big win – but there are well-sourced rumours of new contracts…