FH Bertling employees die in car crash

Two employees of project forwarder FH Bertling died in a car crash at Massa-Carrara, northern Italy in the early hours of 21 April. Tom Haycock, 29, from Teesside, who worked as an engineer for the company and Oliver Kemp, 35 were passengers in the vehicle, which is believed to have hit a wall. No other vehicles were believed to be involved. Two other Italian men in the car also died, ... [+]

Former FH Bertling MD dies

Ralf Petersen, the former managing director of forwarder FH Bertling and who was facing charges by the UK Serious Fraud Office over alleged bribery payments, has died. According to the company’s website, he passed away peacefully on 17 May. He was charged in July last year, along with six other ... [+]

Bertling to close UK arm

German-owned project freight forwarding and shipping company FH Bertling said it was winding down its UK operation, which would cease trading during 2016, the Wall Street Journal reports. The UK arm of the company is at the centre of investigations by the Serious Fraud Office into allegations of against seven ... [+]

Bertling seven in the dock on bribery charges

The UK arm of German-owned project forwarder FH Bertling and seven individuals have been charged with bribery, reports the Financial Times. The seven - Peter Ferdinand, Marc Schweiger, Stephen Emler, Joerg Blumberg, Dirk Juergensen, Giuseppe Morreale, Ralf Peterson - are due to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on 4 August. ... [+]

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