Skills for Logistics (SfL) is to begin the process of a creditors’ voluntary liquidation to wind-up its operation. A spokesman for Manchester-based corporate insolvency firm Begbies Traynor, who confirmed the decision to MotorTransport.co.uk, added that a creditors’ meeting would be held on 9 February. The company announced earlier this month that SfL would be closing down, with the board citing the combination of a hefty pension scheme deficit and a struggle to attract revenue streams since core government funding was […]
Between now until 2017 the logistics sector will need to find half a million recruits, simply to replace those forecast to leave the sector due to retirement. Put another way, this equates to replacing a fifth of the logistics sector’s current workforce, a considerable challenge by any measure. Last month’s launch of the Occupational Craft Skills Groups by Skills for Logistics (SfL) in London is the latest attempt to reconnect the provision of skills with the grassroots needs of employers, and play […]
A failed move into freight forwarding contributed to the collapse of Simon Widdowson last month, according to the firm’s administrator Begbies Traynor.
The transport sector is showing increasing signs of financial strain, according to insolvency specialist Begbies Traynor.