Motor Transport understands Cheshire-based trailer manufacturer Cartwright Group has filed a notice to appoint an administrator. Calls to the Altrincham family business went unanswered but it is understood that the company has filed a notice to appoint Deloitte to handle its affairs. Cartwright Group can trace its history back to 1952 and it has grown into one of the UK’s leading trailer and commercial vehicle body and conversion manufacturers. In June, the group hailed its employees for their work in […]
Former staff at Duncan Adams are taking legal action against the Grangemouth haulier for failing to consult on their redundancies.
In 2016, Abbey Logistics took over the British Sugar transport contract, an operation that sees 400,000 tonnes of bulk sugar delivered every year and 300 deliveries across the UK each week. This involves a fleet of 61 bespoke trucks and 94 dedicated tank trailers covering 4.5 million miles a year, driven by 90 drivers managed by a team of 19 full-time staff. The joint Abbey Logistics and British Sugar team has developed a fully integrated, cost-effective and secure business alliance, […]
A video capturing all the excitement of last week’s Motor Transport Awards is now on line. Presented by Road Transport Media’s editorial director Justin Stanton and filmed in association with Thermo King, the video features interviews with award winners including an emotional recipient of the Service to Industry Award Nikki King, the Fleet Driver of the Year Jim Whitmore and Haulier of the Year CM Downton. For more Motor Transport and Commercial Motor videos, go to www.youtube.com/user/roadtransport