Transport and logistics operations at The Russell Group have not been affected by recent financial problems at group company Icetech Freezers, the firm has stated. Finance director Ken Macleod told Motortransport.co.uk that problems at Icetech, which went into provisional liquidation on 22 April, would not have any major effect on the group’s transport and logistics firm, John G Russell (Transport), as the latter had “very limited direct involvement” with the Icetech freezer manufacturing operation and was not even the […]
Birmingham contract haulier Contact Transport has gone into administration with 61 employees made redundant.
DHL Supply Chain is set to create over 100 transport and warehousing jobs after extending its contract with bathroom retailer Bathstore for another five years.
Wholesale drinks distributor Waverley TBS is being wound-up by its administrators after they failed to find a buyer for the business. The company, which has two large DCs at Punchbowl Park in Hemel Hempstead and Felling, near Gateshead, as well as smaller deports across the UK, was licensed to run more than 300 vehicles. These were operated via a combination of own-account and third party providers. As a consequence of the failure to find an outright buyer, 685 Waverley employees […]