Derbyshire operator Sprintdeliver has closed down, citing the Covid-19 pandemic and difficulties recruiting HGV drivers as reasons for its collapse. The company, which was incorporated in 1991, operated out of a base in Glossop and its operator licence authorised a total of 30 lorries and 30 trailers. Joint administrators at Interpath Advisory were appointed to the firm on 6 September, but they said the business had ceased to trade prior to their appointment. In a statement, Interpath said: “In recent […]
HMV transport providers TNT Express and TNT Post are awaiting the outcome of the retailer’s administration. Both carriers have confirmed that they worked with the music and film retailer, which appointed administrator Deloitte on Tuesday (15 January). A spokesman for TNT Post confirmed that the carrier would continue working with HMV as it trades through its administration. TNT Express confirmed that it worked with the retailer, but declined to comment further. On Monday, TNT Express revealed that UPS had pulled […]
Manchester construction bulk haulage firm Digway has entered administration after 50 years in business.
Steve Gooding, president of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), has used the inaugural edition of transport and logistics event ITT Hub to urge the industry to nail down specific and immediate solutions to the driver shortage or risk accusations of crying wolf.