Aspray Transport is to close its doors next Friday (16 August) with up to 449 jobs potentially at risk of redundancy after attempts to revive the business proved in vain, Motortransport.co.uk can reveal. The Willenhall-based Aspray Group was acquired by Lee Bushell’s Bushell Investment Group in March. Aspray Transport, the next-day delivery part of the group trading as Aspray24, was placed into a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) on 23 April facing the prospect of being unable to pay debts as […]
While Motortransport.co.uk did not see as many industry insolvencies or closures in 2016 as in previous years, there were still a number of high-profile cases that shocked the transport sector.
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Southampton’s Harris Transport has closed its doors, with around 70 staff sent home last Friday (10 August).