Well-established Stockton-on-Tees container haulier NT Whitfield (Transport) has entered administration.

The company held a licence for 35 HGVs and 80 trailers and operated out of a four-acre site on Portrack Lane in Stockton-on-Tees.

It was formed in 1981 and had grown to provide a range of haulage, warehousing and logistics services, but the main part of the business was UK container transport of exports and imports.

It employed around 30 staff.

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Insolvency practitioners at FRP Advisory were appointed to the firm on 9 September, but none were available for comment.

NT Whitfield directors Ian and Heather Smallman did not respond.