Whites Transport Services to close


Family-run European perishable foods haulier Whites Transport Services has blamed soaring fuel and energy costs for its decision to wind down the business.

Founded in 1992 by haulage veteran Ray White, the Hungerford-based company owns 18 Scania and Volvo trucks and a range of refrigerated trailers, which it estimates to be worth up to GBP4m.

Ray's son Pete White, 42, told MT that cost pressures had made the decision inevitable but confirmed that all the firm's drivers had already found [...]

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