The fallout from the bankruptcy of Hanjin Shipping is likely to be far reaching with hauliers operating out of Felixstowe potentially facing writing off large debts. The South Korean shipping line, the world’s seventh-largest container shipper, filed for bankruptcy protection on 31 August, immediately raising concerns regarding liabilities for customer cargoes being shipped on Hanjin vessels. One UK container haulier told Motortransport.co.uk it had seen a letter from the company dated 30 August explaining that creditors were not extending further financial […]
Elite Transport Services has filed a proposal for a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) with Manchester County Court, ahead of a creditors meeting on Friday (8 February).
Container specialist Pentalver has relocated to a new, larger site at the Port of Tilbury as it expands its empty container storage service.
Wincanton has secured a multi-million pound extension on its contract with B&Q, taking on management of an additional warehouse. The firm will manage B&Q’s one million ft² showroom fulfilment centre in Burton-on-Trent, which provides warehousing for the retailer’s bathroom, bedroom and kitchen range. Under this new agreement, it is estimated that Wincanton will handle nine million cases of merchandise per year. “We are delighted to be extending our long term relationship with B&Q, which further demonstrates our ability to support […]