Simpsons Logistics transferred 70 employees to another company when HMRC attempted to wind it up and agreements with APC Overnight and The Pallet Express (TPN) were cancelled, according to administrators. In an effort to rescue the company’s trade, Simpsons Logistics in Chester le Street, moved all its staff over to Logistics (Teesside) at the end of August, before administrators were appointed on 19 September. In a report compiled by RSM Restructuring Advisory and based on information provided by Simpsons’ directors, […]
“Draconian” sanctions are increasingly being imposed on firms in the supply chain who make honest mistakes when dealing with non-duty-paid goods, the United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) has warned. Robin Meczes
This year’s most read was dominated by the sad demise of national haulier Canute, which never recovered from the end of its long-term contract with retailer Wilko last year.
Ex-Widdowson Logistics staff retained at a successor company based on the same site as the collapsed haulier are apparently being paid by Birds Transport Leicester.