Deloitte has been confirmed as the administrator of Grangemouth-based Duncan Adams. Following the administrator’s appointment yesterday (6 March) after unsuccessful efforts to sell the business, 132 of the haulier’s 144 staff were made redundant. According to Deloitte, the Palletways member had a fleet of around 100 trucks and an annual turnover of circa £16m. Michael Magnay and Clare Boardman of Deloitte said in a statement that due to certain client contracts, the company has been incurring significant losses. “Together, with […]
Palletways UK has celebrated the fifth birthday of its apprenticeship scheme.
Palletline has defended itself after residents complained that vibrations from trucks accessing its London hub in Perivale were causing property damage. A local residents group, led by Vinny K-Maddage, has put Ealing Council and Transport for London under pressure to act. However, Palletline said that despite having operated from Perivale for the past five years, it was only made aware that residents had concerns this August. “As a preliminary action, Palletline implemented an alternative preferred route; instructing drivers to go […]
Palletforce is looking to take advantage of inevitable consolidation in the pallet sector with its new £50m hub, according to chief executive Michael Conroy.