Canute Group, which is due to shut its doors this week (21 December), was unable to demonstrate financial standing, MT can now reveal. Following the news that the business, which completed a pre-pack administration in May, had come to the end of the road, a spokesman for the Office of the Traffic Commissioner (OTC) said: “I can now confirm the following with respect to the operator licence applications made by Almtone Limited [owner of Canute Group]. “The applications were considered […]
The decline in the number of O-licences in circulation continues, according to the latest report from the traffic commissioners. The number of licences in issue fell by 3,000 last year, from 84,072 in 2011-12 to 80,894 in 2012-13.
Palletways UK has purchased longtime haulier member Systematic Logistics International (SLi) after it was placed into administration yesterday (29 November).
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 […]