The MD of Buxton-based Lomas Distribution has expressed his delight after the company secured the Winsford warehousing business of collapsed firm Seafield Logistics saving jobs in the process. Following Abbey Logistics successful deal for much of the failed business’s bulk powder operations, Lomas Distribution secured Winsford and the palletised transport operation for its largest customer on 11 June. Lomas also secured a multi million pound bulk haulage contract with “one of the UK’s largest producers of bulk powders and minerals”, […]
No doubt about it, 2012 was incredibly tough for UK logistics operators. Profits were low, costs were high and obtaining credit to invest remained hard. The double-dip recession we all feared is in danger of turning into triple-fall and GDP growth was more sluggish than a snail on valium. Forecasts for growth in 2013 range from 1% by the Bank of England (BoE) to 1.4% by the Confederation of British Industry, with the BoE also predicting that it will be […]
Landbridge Logistics has stepped in to take over some of Surfair Global Logistics’ contracts after the company’s voluntary liquidation this week, Motortransport.co.uk has learnt.
TT Express (Oldham) has been sold to John Raymond Transport in a pre-pack deal after it went into administration last week (15 September).