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, […]
Northern Ireland steel haulier Donnelly Transport struggled under the weight of a number of significant historical bad debts and increased operational costs in the run-up to its administration in September.
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.
A prediction last year by Maxi Haulage that pre-Brexit stockpiling would hit its bottom line has proven correct after its latest financial results showed a reduction in the Irvine headquartered company’s turnover and profits.