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. […]
Davis Haulage, the Crewe-based chilled distribution firm, has been bought out of administration by competitor Buffaload Logistics.
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.