Construction hauliers are bracing themselves for the aftershock of Carillion’s high profile collapse this week. The construction giant, which is involved in a host of major contracts including HS2, the Bart’s Square development in London, and the Midland Mainline improvement programme, as well as numerous PFI contracts, went into compulsory liquidation after last ditch talks with the company’s bank lenders collapsed over the weekend. PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has been appointed as special manager to act on behalf of the official receiver […]
Miniclipper Logistics has confirmed it is looking for another new storage facility, after a 5,000 pallet warehouse it opened just before Christmas at Houghton Regis was filled almost immediately.
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 […]