Union Unite has said that it is looking to work in a “positive and constructive manner” with the management at AM Widdowson & Son after it emerged that a recovery plan at the Leicester haulier would involve 50 redundancies. Last week Motortransport.co.uk exclusively revealed that HMRC issued a winding-up petition against Widdowson in respect of £2.46m in unpaid VAT, PAYE and corporation tax. That petition has been adjourned until 6 July but a meeting is scheduled on 3 July for […]
Failed container haulier Deben Transport owed unsecured creditors close to £2.4m when it was placed into administration on 13 April, as well as more than £1.4m to HMRC.
UK Mail Group saw a 20% increase in parcel volumes and improved performance in its pallets division during the third quarter, it has revealed in an interim management statement today. The firm saw an increase in turnover for its pallets business during the period, after seeing a significant decline in operating profit for the division during the first six months of the financial year. Group sales were “above [our] previous expectations” for the period covering 1 October to 31 December […]
Volvo is offering hauliers the opportunity to defer fees for the first three months and take an annual two-month payment holiday in an effort to help them keep fleets rolling.