Widdowson Logistics’ sister company Davis Haulage owed unsecured creditors £4.7m when it was placed into administration just before Christmas. A newly published joint administrators’ statement of proposals from Leonard Curtis also revealed that Buffload paid just over £1.8m for the business via a pre-packed sale on the 23 December. The sale included certain plant, stock and leasehold property of the business, as well as goodwill, book debts and the business name. It safeguarded 175 jobs at the Crewe-based firm and […]
Norbert Dentressangle will cease providing warehousing and distribution services to collapsed retail chain Comet from tomorrow (21 December). Last month the operator warned its five-year £100m contract with Comet, which it only signed earlier this year, was in the hands of the retail chain’s administrator Deloitte. At the start of this week Deloitte closed the last of the retail chain’s stores in the absence of an acceptable offer for the whole business. Richard Cawston, business unit director at Norbert Dentressangle, […]
Former Palletline member Orb Logistics owed unsecured creditors over £1.26m when it went into administration earlier this year, it has been revealed.
The Widdowson Corporation has been officially dissolved, closing a tumultuous chapter in the long running saga that saw haulier AM Widdowson & Son hit the skids and ultimately cease to be.