A Perthshire motorhome business has gone into administration with the loss of more than 20 jobs.
Operating from Aberuthven, A1 sold and rented vehicles under the Scot Motorhomes brand.
The firm said it could no longer trade as it had experienced “intense competition” and “declining consumer spending” over the past 12 months.
Blair Nimmo and Alistair McAlinden, of KPMG, were appointed as joint administrators of A1 on Friday.
An associated company, Swift Labour Supplies Limited, employs the 23 members of staff who worked for A1.
Swift will shortly be placed into liquidation at which point all employees will be made redundant.
Mr Nimmo said: “Whilst the increase in the number of holidaymakers opting for a staycation over recent years was a boost to A1, more recently intense competition and increasingly cautious consumers have badly impacted both the rental and sales operations of the company.
“We understand the collapse of A1 will be of great concern to its employees and customers.
“We will be contacting customers who have pre-paid for either the rental or purchase of a motorhome from A1 and all available support will be provided to both them and of course the employees.”
At its peak A1 had sales of around £11 million a year. The Aberuthven Business Park firm was the main Scottish dealer for brands such as Adria, Sunliving by Adria, Lunar, Wildax, McLouis and Rapido and also sold second hand vehicles.
As trading declined, stock finance facilities available to A1 were reduced, placing the firm under intense cash flow pressure.
Despite “extensive efforts to reduce costs and streamline the business”, the directors felt it was not possible to continue.
The trading operations of A1 have ceased while the joint administrators review options for the business and assets.
Mr Nimmo added: “A1 has an excellent reputation and is well known for its market leading Scot Motorhomes brand.
“We would encourage any parties with an interest in acquiring the business and / or assets to contact the joint administrators immediately.”
A small number of customers who have prepaid for the rental of motorhomes will be contacted by the administrators.
The firm said customers in possession of a rental motorhome should return this to A1 as normal at the end of the agreed rental period.