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 […]
Leicester-based packaged chemicals logistics provider HW Coates Holdings has described its financial performance in the year to 31 December 2012 as “satisfactory” – despite raising its profit before tax by 34% over the previous year.
UK Pallets is to close, after parent company UK Mail pulled the plug following years of poor profitability. The closure will cost UK Mail £1m, plus asset write-downs of £2m.
The Canute Group, owned by Almtone, is expected to make an official announcement about its closure tomorrow afternoon.