Car transporter company Drive Force (UK) had only just returned to profitability after experiencing 18 months of cash flow difficulties, before Covid-19 forced it into administration. The detail is included in a report to creditors explaining how the Avonmouth-based business, which had been trading since 1999, was forced to close its doors for the last time in June with the loss of 47 jobs, including 32 drivers. Administrators Paul Wood and Simon Haskew at Begbies Traynor said that they had […]
Davies Turner has further strengthened its portfolio of scheduled daily overland trailer services between the UK and the Netherlands following the signing of an exclusive cooperation agreement with the Dutch subsidiary of the Mainfreight Group.
Turnover at Tilbury and Daventry-based business Arcese UK fell by almost 8% last year, although it said a more focused commercial approach started to bear fruit in the latter part of 2019.
Almost one in 10 transport companies have already made staff redundant, according to the results of a poll by solicitors Backhouse Jones.