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 […]
Hertfordshire-based Carters Haulage entered administration after expanding from one lorry to 40 in just three years to service a blue chip client and then losing the business months later.
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.