M and J Haulage, a major sugar beet haulage contractor, has been placed into administration prompting concerns among growers that they’ll struggle to find another company to harvest and deliver the crop. Administrators at KPMG were appointed to the Snelland, Lincs-based haulier on 12 October and they are now exploring whether to sell the business and assets. M and J Haulage employs 24 people and operates as an agricultural contracting business, specialising in the cultivation of sugar beet and other […]
No doubt about it, 2012 was incredibly tough for UK logistics operators. Profits were low, costs were high and obtaining credit to invest remained hard. The double-dip recession we all feared is in danger of turning into triple-fall and GDP growth was more sluggish than a snail on valium. Forecasts for growth in 2013 range from 1% by the Bank of England (BoE) to 1.4% by the Confederation of British Industry, with the BoE also predicting that it will be […]
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.
XPO Logistics remains in a standoff with the new owner of House of Fraser, with the department store group’s supply chain paralysed as a consequence.