Tyne and Wear-based David Price Food Services has gone into administration just over a year after entering a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA). The chilled haulage division of the business stopped trading with immediate effect today – with 109 employees made redundant – but its cold storage division, which has facilities in North Shields and Glasgow, has been sold to Ice Company Distribution with 29 jobs retained. Its haulage operations were based at six depots in Bristol, Bury St Edmunds, Glasgow, […]
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With Widdowson Logistics in administration once more, Motortransport.co.uk revisits the events that lead to the operator’s pre-pack in July 2016. Although incorporated in 1975, business conducted by former coal merchant AM Widdowson & Son can be traced back more than 100 years. Like any haulage firm with a few years on the clock there’s been plenty of ups and downs, but for this Leicestershire outfit it’s been a particularly breathless few years. A stricken AM Widdowson was kept on the […]