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 […]
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