A pre-packaged sale of Leicester transport firm AM Widdowson and Son was the culmination of a torrid two years that included the loss of contracts, under-estimated fuel costs and management systems that were not fit for purpose. The company entered into administration on 6 July (CM 21 July) after falling into arrears with its contributions under its company voluntary arrangement (CVA), which had seen it pay creditors 36p in the pound since July 2015. A letter to creditors from administrator […]
Davis Haulage, the Crewe-based chilled distribution firm, has been bought out of administration by competitor Buffaload Logistics.
Davis Haulage, which was sold to Buffaload Logistics for £1.8m late last year, got into trouble after overextending itself, according to a report from administrator Leonard Curtis.
JDL Logistics has entered administration with the loss of 29 jobs.