While Motortransport.co.uk did not see as many industry insolvencies or closures in 2016 as in previous years, there were still a number of high-profile cases that shocked the transport sector. A former Tip-Ex haulier of the year became one of the first business casualties of 2016 when restructuring firm FRP Advisory announced Pryor Group (pictured right) was up for sale. The engineering and earth moving group had been poised to enter administration in January, due a severe shortfall in working […]
Tyne and Wear-based David Price Food Services has gone into administration just over a year after entering a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA).
TT Express (Oldham) has been sold to John Raymond Transport in a pre-pack deal after it went into administration last week (15 September).
Norbert Dentressangle’s five-year, £100m contract with Comet is in the hands of administrator Deloitte following the biggest high street collapse since Woolworths in 2008. Wincanton, Comet’s previous logistics partner, walked away from a warehousing and distribution deal with Comet on 30 April after it was unable to agree terms with OpCapita, the equity company that bought the chain at the start of 2012 from Kesa Electricals. A spokeswoman for ND said: “We continue to operate our contracts with Comet Group, […]