Southampton’s Harris Transport, which ceased trading last week, has now been placed into administration. Alexander Kinninmonth and Richard Brewer of RSM Restructuring have been appointed as joint administrators of the Eastleigh-based transport, distribution and warehouse firm. On 17 August, prior to the appointment of the administrator, 70 staff were made redundant with 15 people retained in order to assist in an orderly wind-down of the warehouse operation. Kinninmonth, said: “Unfortunately, it was not possible to sell the business as a […]
M and J Haulage, a major sugar beet haulage contractor, has been placed into administration prompting concerns among growers that they’ll struggle to find another company to harvest and deliver the crop.
Contract hire and rental firm Axis Fleet Management has entered administration and ceased trading.
More than one-third of transport and haulage businesses in the UK are at risk of collapse, according to insolvency trade body R3.