A pre-packaged sale of Leicester transport firm AM Widdowson and Son was the culmination of a torrid two years that included the loss of contracts, under-estimated fuel costs and management systems that were not fit for purpose. The company entered into administration on 6 July (CM 21 July) after falling into arrears with its contributions under its company voluntary arrangement (CVA), which had seen it pay creditors 36p in the pound since July 2015. A letter to creditors from administrator […]
Debts relating to road traffic accidents racked up by former drivers of a Birmingham contract haulier have been written off after it was concluded it would not be cost effective to track them down.
Truckpass developer Elandbridge has joined forces with customs brokerage and consultancy firm HABS Customs to set up customs and veterinary clearance facilities in Britain to enable the friction-free movement of goods in sealed containers between the UK mainland, Ireland and Northern Ireland.
Administrators working for warehouse and distribution firm Prolog said they had saved 130 jobs after selling off part of the business to clothing retailer Cotton Traders.