The administrator of Canute Haulage Group is locked in a legal tussle with the haulier’s one time largest customer, Wilko, over a disputed £600,000 contingency relating to a contract termination. The end of the 29-year contract with the retailer in September 2017, which represented 30% or £30m of Canute’s annual turnover at that point, was a hammer blow that led to the firm’s collapse in May 2018 and subsequent sale. At the time it was made public that Wincanton would […]
Wincanton has won a contract extension with Waitrose for storage and distribution of wines and spirits to 357 UK outlets, which include supermarkets, motorway service stations, Ocado and Waitrose Cellar sites.
Companies owed money following the collapse of own account operator Poundworld Retail may only receive a tiny fraction of the estimated £204m owed to them, after the administrator said there was just £600,000 available to distribute.
Struggling M and J Haulage threw in the towel after learning client British Sugar was to reduce its work, report reveals
Major sugar beet haulier M and J Haulage collapsed into administration due to a heavy reliance on finance to fund investments, low margins and the prospect of less work from British Sugar, according to KPMG.