Whistl UK posted a loss in the year it begin a nationwide roll-out of its own final mile delivery network. Its annual accounts for the year ended 31 December 2013 show that the company recorded a £8.1m pre-tax loss, compared to a pre-tax profit of £5.7m the previous year. Whistl declined to comment on the results, but financial reports published at Companies House said turnover grew “in line with anticipated growth of the company”. Its turnover for the year increased […]
Matlock Transport Company, the family run general haulier founded more than 70 years ago, has ceased trading. Insolvency practitioners from Sheffield-based Hart Shaw LLP were appointed on 11 September to help liquidate the business. The company was founded in 1946 by Richard Lowe, before brothers Eric, Alf, George and Charles took an active role and began to grow the business. Third generation cousins Julian and Richard Lowe were most recently at the helm and the Darley Dale company operated 46 HGVs and […]
The logistics sector has suffered its biggest fall in confidence since 2015 as concerns grow about the possible impact of Brexit.