Well-established Stockton-on-Tees container haulier NT Whitfield (Transport) has entered administration. The company held a licence for 35 HGVs and 80 trailers and operated out of a four-acre site on Portrack Lane in Stockton-on-Tees. It was formed in 1981 and had grown to provide a range of haulage, warehousing and logistics services, but the main part of the business was UK container transport of exports and imports. It employed around 30 staff. Read more: Alton Transport Services goes into administration after […]
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