Specialist HGV training firm PB Transport Solutions has entered liquidation following the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus. The Pucklechurch, Bristol-based company appointed joint liquidators from Mazars LLP on 9 April and 11 employees have been made redundant. The company was established in 2011 and supplied a range of transport training courses in the South West. It also operated a 35,000 sq ft warehouse. In the year ending April 2019 PB Transport Solutions had expanded to reach a turnover of £1m, […]
Merseyside container specialist JWT Commercial has shut down with the loss of 82 jobs following “a very challenging year” caused by the coronavirus.
The tyres of HGVs that are being parked up due to COVID-19 should be inspected to prepare them for extended parking, according to Michelin. After a survey from the RHA revealed that around 240,000 vehicles are now laid up for the immediate future, Michelin engineers warned that tyres are not designed to carry the weight of a parked truck or trailer indefinitely. Rob Blurton, senior technical field engineer, advised operators to inspect all tyres for visible damage and abnormal wear […]
Covid-19 safety kits are being handed out to Michelin Service Pro dealers to protect staff and employees across the UK and Ireland.