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 […]
The MD of Buxton-based Lomas Distribution has expressed his delight after the company secured the Winsford warehousing business of collapsed firm Seafield Logistics saving jobs in the process.
Northern Ireland steel haulier Donnelly Transport struggled under the weight of a number of significant historical bad debts and increased operational costs in the run-up to its administration in September.
XPO Logistics remains in a standoff with the new owner of House of Fraser, with the department store group’s supply chain paralysed as a consequence.