The demise of Gulliver’s Truck Hire in December last year was triggered by an increasingly competitive market, falling demand for trucks and vans and “issues” with the firm’s three axle tractor units, according to the firm’s administrators. The Bristol-based company, which operated a fleet of 3,800 commercial vehicles and employed 282 staff across seven sites, went into administration on 18 December last year, owing £16.9m to 680 creditors and £76m to 13 HP funders. A report published this month by […]
Petition demanding investigation into Palmer & Harvey collapse attracts 8,600 signatures in two days
A petition demanding an investigation into the demise of own-account wholesale operator Palmer Harvey & McLane (P&H) has raised more than 8,600 signatures in two days. Carol Millett
Simpson Logistics ran out of road due to a customer dispute and creditors chasing payment, says administrator
Administrators handling the affairs of County Durham haulier Simpsons Logistics said it had stopped trading due to a combination of cash flow issues, a customer dispute and a winding up petition. Chris Tindall
Grangemouth Dock-based Duncan Adams is believed to have been placed into administration putting 148 jobs at risk.