The limited company set up by sole trader James Shaw & Son when it purchased R Whittaker in 2018 has entered administration, with all the staff transferred over to the long-running business. Director Andy Shaw said the incorporation of James Shaw & Son in March 2018, prior to its acquisition of Whittaker’s was “a necessity”, because it was unsure of what exactly it was buying. Due diligence was carried out on the haulier but the limited company protected the sole […]
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.
Pallet network Pall-Ex has welcomed its first new member as the result of its pledge to offer support to the hauliers and customers of the failed UK Pallets network.
Yodel has confirmed the schedule of its service centre closure programme, as it enters the final phase of the merger of the Home Delivery Network and DHL Domestic UK businesses. According to an internal letter seen by MT, the parcels giant has been transferring volumes across from Cardiff (the first site set to close) to Nantgarw since Friday 10 February, with Cardiff due to shutdown on Friday 17 February, a move which the company has confirmed. The rest of the […]