Bedworth Haulage was sold for less than £17,000 in a pre-pack deal that saved 21 jobs, after it went into administration last month. In a report to creditors outlining why the Warwick-shire temperature-controlled haulier failed in January after hitting a turnover of £10.5m in 2015, administrator Quantuma said the firm suffered “squeezed margins” due to fleet costs and unprofitable work. In 2015, a continental company Bedworth worked with removed a minimum guarantee for miles per vehicle per week from its […]
Rapid expansion and a change in the way invoices were generated were behind the failure of Slough-based Mark Priestley SDT, according to its administrator.
Administrators working for warehouse and distribution firm Prolog said they had saved 130 jobs after selling off part of the business to clothing retailer Cotton Traders.
Burdens, the civil engineering products and construction materials supplier, has been placed into administration. The company, which has 20 operating centres across the UK and an O-licence to run up 127 vehicles plus trailers, is in the hands of administrator Duff & Phelps. “We will continue to trade the company as a going concern whilst we continue discussions with those parties interested in acquiring some, or all of the remaining branches,” said administrator Philip Duffy. WTB Trading, the main trading […]