More than one-third of transport and haulage businesses in the UK are at risk of collapse, according to insolvency trade body R3. According to R3, 13,038 (35%) of the UK’s 37,611 transport and haulage firms had a ‘higher than normal’ insolvency risk during April. Within this, the Yorkshire and the Humber fared best, with 30% of the region’s 3,068 transport and haulage firms at a heightened risk, a 4% fall from the previous month. This compares with a fall of […]
DBC Foodservice had no vehicle assets despite having 230 of them when it went under in March, as its fleet was run on a contract-hire basis. The £300m turnover company supplied some of the best known cafes, restaurants and bars on the high Street including Caffé Nero, Prezzo, Loch Fyne and vodka bar chain Revolution. DBC’s fleet of mainly Dafs delivered 8,000 multi-temperature products to customers each year. However, after attempts to sell the business earlier this year failed, administrator […]
The UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) is inviting visitors to this year’s Multimodal exhibition to take part in an adapted ‘speed’ version of the Business on the Move board game, which is aimed at getting younger people interested in a career in logistics. Motor Transport
More than 600 jobs at XPO Logistics are at risk after the collapse and subsequent sale of House of Fraser to Sports Direct, which has left the operator owed £30.4m.