The transport sector is showing increasing signs of financial strain, according to insolvency specialist Begbies Traynor. The firm’s Red Flag Alert research revealed a 16% rise in the number of road freight companies showing financial distress. The research, which monitors the financial health of UK road freight companies, found increased cost pressure from rising fuel prices and the uncertainty created by Brexit has resulted in 2,487 companies classified as under significant financial distress in Q1, compared with 2,153 in Q4 […]
Wholesale drinks distributor Waverley TBS is being wound-up by its administrators after they failed to find a buyer for the business. The company, which has two large DCs at Punchbowl Park in Hemel Hempstead and Felling, near Gateshead, as well as smaller deports across the UK, was licensed to run more than 300 vehicles. These were operated via a combination of own-account and third party providers. As a consequence of the failure to find an outright buyer, 685 Waverley employees […]
A Felixstowe-based transport and warehousing company collapsed following a decision by the nearby port to terminate its storage agreement, according to administrators.
Palletways and Nigel Rice Transport parted company at the end of last year due to concerns about the now collapsed operator’s ability to meet its network commitments.