Woods (Haulage), the Birmingham transport company that parted ways with The Pallet Network (TPN) in December and is known as Woodall Group, has gone into administration.

Insolvency practitioners from Duff & Phelps were appointed to the Coleshill haulier earlier this month.

The company has a licence authorising a total of 54 HGVs and 50 trailers out of three operating centres in Birmingham and Nuneaton. According to its accounts it employed around 50 people.

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Woods (Haulage) has traded as Woodall Group since 1942 when it was founded by Jack Woodall, transporting Hercules Bicycles followed by a long standing relationship with Dunlop Tyres.

Its directors are listed as John and MD Richard Woodall. Susan Woodall is listed as a 33% shareholder in the business at Companies House along with John (54%) and Richard (12%).

Neither Woods (Haulage) nor the administrator were available for comment as this article was published.

However, Richard Woodall had previously responded that he wasn't in a position to comment when reached by Motoransport.co.uk earlier this month.

Woods (Haulage) was replaced by ICS Distribution within TPN.