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. The logistics firm is owed £30.4m as a creditor of the retailer, which was placed into administration on 10 August and saw most of its assets sold to Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct shortly after. While the sale price of £90m was eye-catching, the money will be used to settle debts with secured creditors. Under insolvency […]
City Link’s management had laid out plans to pull out of the B2C market and refocus the courier’s efforts on attracting higher-margin business shortly before its collapse, it has emerged.
DBC Foodservice had no vehicle assets despite having 230 of them when it went under in March, as its fleet was run on a contract-hire basis. The £300m turnover company supplied some of the best known cafes, restaurants and bars on the high Street including Caffé Nero, Prezzo, Loch Fyne and vodka bar chain Revolution. DBC’s fleet of mainly Dafs delivered 8,000 multi-temperature products to customers each year. However, after attempts to sell the business earlier this year failed, administrator […]
The collapse of Surfair Global Logistics has left more than 80 unsecured creditors facing losses amounting to over £1.1m, according to a report by the firm’s administrator Milner Boardman & Partners.