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 […]
The future of Hellmann Worldwide Logistics rests on the success of a major refinancing deal being negotiated by its German parent company, the 3PL’s auditor KPMG has warned.
AM Widdowson & Son ended its days with a whimper, after a CVA and two pre-pack administrations left little more than a husk, a new progress report confirms.
Norbert Dentressangle’s five-year, £100m contract with Comet is in the hands of administrator Deloitte following the biggest high street collapse since Woolworths in 2008. Wincanton, Comet’s previous logistics partner, walked away from a warehousing and distribution deal with Comet on 30 April after it was unable to agree terms with OpCapita, the equity company that bought the chain at the start of 2012 from Kesa Electricals. A spokeswoman for ND said: “We continue to operate our contracts with Comet Group, […]