RPL Transport has followed parent company Bedfords Group into administration, motortransport.co.uk has learnt. RPL Transport, which trades as RPL Logistics and is based in Milton Keynes, appointed Howard Smith and David Costley-Wood from KPMG’s restructuring practice as administrators today (1 April). Smith and Costley-Wood were appointed administrators of Bedfords Group (Bedfords Limited) last week. Founded in 1984, business employed 30 people and provided logistics management, delivery and warehousing services to its clients across a range of sectors, including publishing, food […]
The liquidator for Seafield Logistics received unsecured claims of more than £7m.
The chancellor has frozen fuel duty in his Autumn Statement today, meaning the scheduled rises scheduled for January and April next year will no longer take place. George Osborne gave no hint of a cut but said fuel would only see “inflation only rises” until September – effectively meaning the April 2013 increase has been deferred to 1 September 2013. PriceWaterhouseCoopers forecast the move would cost the public coffers £6bn, although research commissioned by campaign group FairFuelUK argued the planned […]
The future of Hellmann Worldwide Logistics’ UK operation has not yet been ensured, with its German parent company still locked-in discussions with its lenders over a refinancing deal.