The administrator for West of Scotland Heavy Haulage has confirmed that the company is currently being investigated by Police Scotland. The Cumbernauld business entered administration in October 2017 after the police withdrew its escort service, preventing the wind turbine transport firm from completing its contracts. It quickly experienced cash flow difficulties and the company was unable to continue trading. The subsequent closure led to 21 staff being made redundant, with two staff retained to assist with the administration process. West […]
The collapse of Deben Transport highlights the urgent need to address the poor rates plaguing the container haulage market, the boss of Pentalver has said.
Norbert Dentressangle’s five-year, £100m contract with Comet is in the hands of administrator Deloitte following the biggest high street collapse since Woolworths in 2008. Wincanton, Comet’s previous logistics partner, walked away from a warehousing and distribution deal with Comet on 30 April after it was unable to agree terms with OpCapita, the equity company that bought the chain at the start of 2012 from Kesa Electricals. A spokeswoman for ND said: “We continue to operate our contracts with Comet Group, […]