Despite the high-profile collapse of Deben Transport last month, the amount of insolvencies overall in the transport and haulage sector is rapidly declining year-on-year. Insolvency Service data for England and Wales shows that in 2014, a total of 294 companies became insolvent, a 25% fall on the previous year and 44% lower than the 529 in 2011. Andrew Tate, vice-president at insolvency firm R3, said: “While there have been a number of high-profile cases of business failure in the transport […]
Nearly 150 former City Link staff are preparing to take group employment action against the failed parcels carrier in the hope of receiving a larger compensation payout.
HMV transport providers TNT Express and TNT Post are awaiting the outcome of the retailer’s administration. Both carriers have confirmed that they worked with the music and film retailer, which appointed administrator Deloitte on Tuesday (15 January). A spokesman for TNT Post confirmed that the carrier would continue working with HMV as it trades through its administration. TNT Express confirmed that it worked with the retailer, but declined to comment further. On Monday, TNT Express revealed that UPS had pulled […]
Palletways member TAS Transport has ceased trading and been placed into administration, motortransport.co.uk can reveal.