The reign of Almtone-owned Canute Group came to an end today (21 December) just over seven months after it began with the pre-pack administration and sale of its predecessor company. Close to 600 staff at the firm were informed verbally at 4pm today that the business would be moving into administration with Begbies Traynor handling the process. “All services have been suspended and the fleet has been ordered to cease activity. “The vast majority of staff have been let go, […]
Carlson Vehicle Transfer, part of Groupe Cat, has bought some of the remaining assets of Quantum Automotive out of administration. Quantum appointed administrators Simon Plant and Daniel Plant of SFP on 31 January just days before the assets of sister-firm Sensible Transport were acquired by Autologic after it fell into administration with debts of almost £1m. Stuart Warren, MD of Carlson, tells MT: “We bought a few remaining assets and we are looking to take on a contract with one […]
The administrator for West of Scotland Heavy Haulage has confirmed that the company is currently being investigated by Police Scotland.
Birmingham-based Ware Transport has been snapped up by Trilogy Freight after entering administration.