Administrators working for warehouse and distribution firm Prolog said they had saved 130 jobs after selling off part of the business to clothing retailer Cotton Traders.
Firms that worked for Simpsons Logistics are owed around £837,000 but the company’s administrator believes unsecured creditors will still recover some of their money.
Mick George has had a £566,670 fine for breaching health and safety regulations reduced after the appeal court found the sanction manifestly excessive.
Walkers Transport has acquired fellow Palletways member MTH Express Services for an undisclosed sum, giving the newly enlarged group a combined turnover of £48m.
Woodall Group was kicked out of The Pallet Network (TPN) because it owed the Eddie Stobart-owned business £350,000, according to the firm’s administrator.
TfL has put up £50,000 towards a new freight hub in Hammersmith, which is intended to reduce traffic and congestion in the capital.
A fourth consultation into London’s Direct Vision Standard (DVS) has launched, despite an FTA warning that the mayor’s initiative will not achieve zero vehicular harm.
Welsh quarrying and haulage group GD Harries (GDH) is to be sold to construction materials company SigmaRoc.
A ban on the sale of new diesel-powered HGVs by 2040 in order to “decarbonise freight” is practicable if the government and industry work together on alternatives, a new report claims.
OSE European has joined the Fortec network, replacing Hedley Transport which moved to Palletline.