Own account operator Poundworld Retail has appointed administrators after talks with a potential buyer collapsed. The retailer, which has a fleet of 75 vehicles and 140 trailers delivering to 355 stores, has been struggling against the falling value of sterling, weak consumer confidence and rising competition in the discount retail sector. Poundworld Retail was in talks with potential buyer R Capital but after negotiations ground to a halt last week, the retailer appointed Deloitte’s restructuring partners Daniel Butters and Clare […]
Nearly 150 former City Link staff are preparing to take group employment action against the failed parcels carrier in the hope of receiving a larger compensation payout.
Aspray Transport is to close its doors next Friday (16 August) with up to 449 jobs potentially at risk of redundancy after attempts to revive the business proved in vain, Motortransport.co.uk can reveal.
An online sale of assets belonging to an Oldham-based logistics firm that entered administration in June has raised around £45,000 – but creditors are still unlikely to be paid.