A petition demanding an investigation into the demise of own-account wholesale operator Palmer Harvey & McLane (P&H) has raised more than 8,600 signatures in two days. The petition, posted on Change.org, follows the collapse of the company and the immediate loss of 2,500 jobs last week. The company, which had an operating licence for 600 vehicles, delivered groceries to 90,000 customers across the UK, ranging from small local corner stores and food outlets to the UK’s largest supermarkets. Former P&H […]
Own-account operator DBC Foodservice has been put into administration, after attempts to sell the business failed. By Chris Druce The £300m turnover company supplies some of the best known cafes, restaurants and bars on the high Street including Café Nero, Prezzo, Loch Fyne and vodka bar chain Revolution. Other customers include hotels, local authorities, the MoD, NHS and police. Russell Cash, Ben Woolrych and Mark Wilson from Baker Tilly Restructuring and Recovery were appointed to handle the administration yesterday (27 […]
Key factors leading to Surfair Global Logistics demise were the owner’s inability to spend “sufficient time” at the business, due to a family bereavement, and an “unexpected trading loss” after inaccurate reporting of the company’s financial position.
City Link’s administrator has revised up the amount it believes non-preferential creditors are owed by the collapsed parcel carrier. However, it said it is still waiting to hear from creditors that are owed a total of £12.8m that have not submitted a claim.