JDL Logistics has entered administration with the loss of 29 jobs. The Bedford-based operator entered administration on 30 October with Graham Wolloff of Elwell Watchorn & Saxton taking charge of the company’s affairs. In a statement the administrator said: “JDL Logistics had an average turnover of approximately £3.2million and operated a warehouse and pallet distribution service based in Bedfordshire. “The warehouse services are fully managed, and include goods in, picking and packing, stock control, goods out, container loading and unloading. […]
Despite the high-profile collapse of Deben Transport last month, the amount of insolvencies overall in the transport and haulage sector is rapidly declining year-on-year.
The demise of Gulliver’s Truck Hire in December last year was triggered by an increasingly competitive market, falling demand for trucks and vans and “issues” with the firm’s three axle tractor units, according to the firm’s administrators.
Pallet-Track has appointed Julian Maturi as the network’s new non-executive chairman, replacing John Allen.