Warwickshire temperature-controlled transport firm Bedworth Haulage has been sold in a pre-pack deal, saving 21 jobs. Administrators from Quantuma were appointed to the haulier on 25 January and a sale to C4 Safety in the midlands was negotiated shortly after. Andrew Watling, partner at Quantuma, said: “The business was overcome by the weight of historic debt and a number of recent unprofitable contracts. “We were able to achieve a sale to C4 Safety Ltd and save 21 jobs, with no […]
Petition demanding investigation into Palmer & Harvey collapse attracts 8,600 signatures in two days
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.
DBC Foodservice had no vehicle assets despite having 230 of them when it went under in March, as its fleet was run on a contract-hire basis. The £300m turnover company supplied some of the best known cafes, restaurants and bars on the high Street including Caffé Nero, Prezzo, Loch Fyne and vodka bar chain Revolution. DBC’s fleet of mainly Dafs delivered 8,000 multi-temperature products to customers each year. However, after attempts to sell the business earlier this year failed, administrator […]
Gregory Distribution Limited snapped up the business, assets and goodwill of collapsed Oxfordshire firm Interoute Transport Services for just £75,000, according to the firm’s administrators.