Maritime Transport has signed the Corporate Covenant, the document businesses use to pledge support to the armed forces. Maritime MD John Williams signed to offer service leavers employment where possible, at its Felixstowe head office. The operator employs military leavers across the UK. Williams said: “As a business we are benefitting from the skill and strong work ethic our service leavers are bringing to the workplace. “They learn the role fast in an environment where you need to think on […]
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 […]
Rhys Davies and Sons’ decision to ditch its unprofitable accounts last year has been vindicated, the Cardiff-based logistics and warehousing company said in its latest annual results.
Bartrums has posted a combined turnover of £26.7m for its road services and haulage and storage arms, down on the previous year’s results, but pre-tax profit showed an improvement.