An 11th hour plea by the new owners of Aspray Transport, days before it went into administration last month, that its operating licences be surrendered rather than revoked, to avoid “negative connotations”, was rejected by the traffic commissioner who ruled that it “must have been abundantly clear” during due diligence that the firm had insufficient funds to qualify for the eight licences. Willenhall-based Aspray Transport, the delivery arm of Aspray Group, traded as Aspray24. It operated a fleet of around […]
Nearly 150 former City Link staff are preparing to take group employment action against the failed parcels carrier in the hope of receiving a larger compensation payout.
Air freight logistics and refrigerated transport company Mark Priestley SDT has been sold to a new company after it entered administration.
Removal and storage firm Pickfords has completed a pre-pack administration led by its existing management team. Administrator BDO, which was appointed to the Wembley-based Moving Services Group UK on 23 November, sold the removal firm to recently incorporated Pickfords Move Management on the same day. The two legal entities share the same directors in the form of Yogesh Mehta, Russell James Start and Timothy Paul Romer, who is also company secretary. David Gilbert, BDO business restructuring partner, said: “This outcome […]