Buffaload Logistics has taken on JD Wetherspoon executive John Farley to oversee the company’s national operations. Farley, who headed up JD Weatherspoon’s national operations, will now coordinate Buffaload Logistics’ national operations and ensure all divisions of the business work together. The company, which is temperature controlled division of Taylor Marketing (Ely), claims to have tripled in size since 2012 – annual turnover in 2014 was £11,440,547 up 26.4% on 2013’s £9,050,377 – and plans to double in size by 2018. […]
Widdowson Logistics’ sister company Davis Haulage owed unsecured creditors £4.7m when it was placed into administration just before Christmas.
Davis Haulage, which was sold to Buffaload Logistics for £1.8m late last year, got into trouble after overextending itself, according to a report from administrator Leonard Curtis.
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 […]