Birds Transport and Logistics made a pre-tax loss of £2.4m last year, according to newly published accounts. The accounts for the year to 30 September 2016 reveal turnover had slumped from £20.8m in 2015 to £14.8m last year. Owner Ballyvesey confirmed the haulier’s demise in May, with its remaining transport operations transferred to sister company Montgomery Transport. The directors expressed their disappointment at the performance in the accounts, citing the loss of key contracts as the reason for mounting losses. […]
Ballyvesey Holdings has bought Birmingham operator Bird’s Groupage Services for an undisclosed sum. In a statement, the County Atrim-based business, which also owns Montgomery Transport, said: “[We] are pleased to announce that we have completed the purchase of the trade and assets of Bird’s Groupage Services.
Birds Groupage Services’ auditor has raised concerns over the future of the loss-making company.
Montgomery Transport founder Harold Montgomery has confirmed the demise of Birds Transport & Logistics, bringing the curtain down on a tough period for the well known Midlands firm.