Gregory Distribution Limited snapped up the business, assets and goodwill of collapsed Oxfordshire firm Interoute Transport Services for just £75,000, according to the firm’s administrators. In a progress report, published last month, Quantuma adminstrators Carl Jackson and Kelly Mitchell stated that following their appointment on 17 May 2013 they closed the loss making transport side of the business with immediate effect, making all drivers redundant. However, the warehouse was kept running on a reduced basis, and a transport manager retained […]
Pall-Ex has moved to ensure coverage continuity in the South-west by buying Cornish network member Intercounty Distribution for £700,000. The company based on the Pennygillam Industrial Estate in Launceston has an O-licence for up to 22 vehicles and eight trailers. It has been a Pall-Ex member for 14 years. Pall-Ex MD Adrian Russell said: “The opportunity was presented to us after Intercounty’s MD Nick Coombes announced his retirement earlier this year. We are happy that Nick has decided to stay […]
West of Scotland Heavy Haulage (WSHH) failed because Police Scotland withdrew its escort service, effectively stopping the wind turbine transport firm from completing its contracts.