A meeting of creditors of Leicester haulier A M Widdowson & Son will take place on 3 July ahead of a proposed CVA. According to a nominees’ report, seen by Motortransport.co.uk, Widdowson has appointed insolvency practitioners Leonard Curtis, which has recommended that for there to be a viable business going forward creditors will be returned 36.12p in the pound. It describes this as a “significant improvement on what would be available if the company were to be placed into liquidation”. […]
The issue of significant downward rate-pressure remains the elephant in the room despite continued volume growth in the pallet sector, according to network heads. Speaking after the Association of Pallet Networks revealed its members had experienced volume growth of more than 4% in the first half of the year (compared to 7.9% in 2011), Adam Leonard, MD of The Pallet Network , said the sector was at risk of repeating the mistakes previously made in the independent parcels sector. “There’s […]
Palletways has appointed Dave Walmsley as its member and network development director.