Canute Group has confirmed that its operations director Gary Sharp has retired. Sharp joined the firm in 2013 and according to the company’s website had responsibility for all logistical operations. In a statement to staff, Canute MD Noel Marshall, said: “It is with regret that Gary Sharp has decided to retire from transport operations after 43 years in the industry. “He has decided after long deliberation that his days are now in the fields tending to his cattle and I […]
This year’s most read was dominated by the sad demise of national haulier Canute, which never recovered from the end of its long-term contract with retailer Wilko last year.
The United Road Transport Union (URTU) said it had won a “protective award” for staff made redundant when Almtone-owned Canute Group ceased trading in 2018.
Struggling Canute Group has completed a pre-pack sale, in a move that saves 800 jobs at the business but will likely leave some creditors of the firm out of pocket.