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 […]
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 […]
London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) is now less than two months away, going live on 8 April.
Davis Haulage, the Crewe-based chilled distribution firm, has been bought out of administration by competitor Buffaload Logistics.