In April, Leicester-based Widdowson achieved a significant milestone: it became the first third party selected by Waitrose to be the supermarket chain’s official logistics partner in the Midlands. Waitrose has previously nominated carriers only to assist with distribution in the North and South. The move demonstrates how far the operator has come since it started life as a coal merchant in the early 1900s – it is registered as AM Widdowson, which stands for Ada Mary, the wife of the […]
The Widdowson story has taken another twist with the revelation that, after its latest pre-pack administration, the Leicester-based haulier entered into service agreements with individuals associated with the failed business.
Nigel Rice Transport has won a nationwide distribution contract with DIY product manufacturer Bartoline.
Culina has named food giant General Mills as the ‘anchor’ client at its new 280,000ft² ambient logistics facility at Port Salford.