The collapse of Deben Transport highlights the urgent need to address the poor rates plaguing the container haulage market, the boss of Pentalver has said. Speaking to Motortransport.co.uk, Chris Lawrenson said Deben’s demise did at least take 200-plus vehicles out of “a network that’s already creaking”. However, “the benefit to the container industry overall is that it highlights how the rates have to be increased”. Lawrenson said present rates were simply not sustainable, although he appreciated that customers could only […]
By the time the Beast from the East had done its damage and spring was finally making itself known, official figures showed that there had been 574 insolvencies in UK logistics during the first three months of 2018.
Carters Haulage in Hertfordshire has entered administration and ceased trading.
Civil engineering and earth moving group Pryor is understood to have issued an intention to appoint administrators.