Harris Transport director George Harris has spoken of his heartbreak after the family firm established by his parents was forced into administration. Alexander Kinninmonth and Richard Brewer of RSM Restructuring were appointed as joint administrators of the Eastleigh-based transport, distribution and warehousing firm on 21 August. In a statement Kinninmonth said: “Unfortunately, it was not possible to sell the business as a going concern. As a result, the company was left with little choice but to cease trading and make […]
Wholesale drinks distributor Waverley TBS is being wound-up by its administrators after they failed to find a buyer for the business. The company, which has two large DCs at Punchbowl Park in Hemel Hempstead and Felling, near Gateshead, as well as smaller deports across the UK, was licensed to run more than 300 vehicles. These were operated via a combination of own-account and third party providers. As a consequence of the failure to find an outright buyer, 685 Waverley employees […]
Warwickshire temperature-controlled transport firm Bedworth Haulage has been sold in a pre-pack deal, saving 21 jobs.
A senior figure at one of the UK’s biggest logistics groups has claimed the Covid-19 pandemic will lead to more multi-user transport operations as companies look to cut costs.