Car transporter Beamish Transport has ceased trading due to the downturn in the car industry and uncertainty surrounding Brexit. The county Durham firm appointed administrators from KSA Group today (8 March) to achieve “an orderly closure”. Dominic Fisher, Beamish Transport’s operations manager, told motortransport.co.uk the decision was “massively sad” and meant making up to 76 drivers redundant, plus office staff. He said its closure was due to “the incredible ongoing pressure in the industry caused by the diesel emissions scandal, […]
Ex-Widdowson Logistics staff retained at a successor company based on the same site as the collapsed haulier are apparently being paid by Birds Transport Leicester.
Simpsons Logistics transferred 70 employees to another company when HMRC attempted to wind it up and agreements with APC Overnight and The Pallet Express (TPN) were cancelled, according to administrators.
Oldham-based logistics firm NBS Transport’s assets will be auctioned later this month, after it collapsed in June with the loss of 20 jobs.