Contract hire and rental firm Axis Fleet Management has entered administration and ceased trading. Insolvency experts at FRP Advisory were appointed to the company, with a head office in Long Hanborough, Oxfordshire on 10 May. In a statement from the administrators it said “challenging trading conditions resulted in cash flow difficulties and despite efforts to find a buyer for the business, a sale could not be achieved. “This left the directors no option but to place the business into administration. […]
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.
DBC Foodservice had no vehicle assets despite having 230 of them when it went under in March, as its fleet was run on a contract-hire basis. The £300m turnover company supplied some of the best known cafes, restaurants and bars on the high Street including Caffé Nero, Prezzo, Loch Fyne and vodka bar chain Revolution. DBC’s fleet of mainly Dafs delivered 8,000 multi-temperature products to customers each year. However, after attempts to sell the business earlier this year failed, administrator […]
XPO Logistics remains in a standoff with the new owner of House of Fraser, with the department store group’s supply chain paralysed as a consequence.