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 […]
DX Group has bought some of City Link’s assets for £1.1m as the administrator.
Cornish haulier Ian Aldridge Transport has entered administration and ceased trading.
Almtone-owned Canute Group will cease trading ahead of Christmas with the loss of 600-plus jobs, after attempts to revive the business in May via a controversial pre-pack sale failed.