Former staff at Duncan Adams are taking legal action against the Grangemouth haulier for failing to consult on their redundancies. The Unite union confirmed its solicitors have around 50 claims from employees, which will be lodged on their behalf. The company entered administration last week after an unsuccessful effort to sell the business. Deloitte said it had been incurring “significant losses” due to certain contracts, coupled with difficult trading conditions. Read more Deloitte confirmed as administrator at Duncan Adams as […]
A commitment by Palletways member Rase Distribution to decline any residential deliveries of pallets weighing more than 750kg has cost it £13,000 this year in additional charges, the company revealed this week.
The continuing rise in internet shopping and an increase in the carriage of hi-tech and high-value goods helped members of the Association of Pallet Networks (APN) deliver a strong performance in 2015.
City Link’s administrator has revised up the amount it believes non-preferential creditors are owed by the collapsed parcel carrier. However, it said it is still waiting to hear from creditors that are owed a total of £12.8m that have not submitted a claim.