The logistics sector defied the economic uncertainty surrounding Brexit with a fall in company failures in the third quarter of the year, according to a new report. Creditsafe’s latest quarterly review of the logistics sector shows that company failures have fallen from a high of 534 in the first quarter of 2018 down to 109 in the second quarter and 105 in the third. The largest company failure in the third quarter was the demise of Felixstowe-based warehousing and national […]
Despite the high-profile collapse of Deben Transport last month, the amount of insolvencies overall in the transport and haulage sector is rapidly declining year-on-year.
The road freight sector put in a steady end of year performance in 2017, with sales, employment and wages up while the company failure rate fell.
With a little over four months to go before the Olympics starts, Motor Transport and Commercial Motor want to know how prepared you are for the disruption the Games will cause to deliveries. How much impact do you expect the Games to have? What actions have you taken to prepare your operation? As part of our monthly Trucking Britain Out Of Recession survey, we also want to know about your relationship with your bank, and whether you’re finding it difficult […]