Creditors of Birstall, West Yorkshire-based Bedfords Group could be owed more than £5m, according to estimates by administrators at KPMG. The Palletforce founding member company, which employed 84 staff and specialised in transporting printing materials, packaging and homeware, entered administration in March following cash flow difficulties. Days later, RPL Transport, which was purchased by Bedfords in 2014, followed its parent company into administration. Read more Bedfords stablemate RPL Transport in administration too Bedfords Group collapses into administration and ceases trading […]
The logistics industry needs to be able to react quickly to changing consumer trends, especially as the UK has become one of the leading e-commerce markets, according to the FTA.
The demise of Gulliver’s Truck Hire in December last year was triggered by an increasingly competitive market, falling demand for trucks and vans and “issues” with the firm’s three axle tractor units, according to the firm’s administrators.
Davis Haulage, which was sold to Buffaload Logistics for £1.8m late last year, got into trouble after overextending itself, according to a report from administrator Leonard Curtis.