Rumours that Birds Groupage Services, which trades as Birds Transport & Logistics, had closed last Friday (9 December), have been dispelled by the firm’s MD. The haulier, which has its headquarters in Parsonage Street, Oldbury, has been struggling for some time. In its most recent abbreviated accounts to 30 September 2015, auditor RSM raised concerns over Birds’ future. The accounts showed that despite parent firm Ballyvesey Holdings’ waiver of a £4m intercompany loan, the haulier made a loss of £22,109. […]
The first two days of Multimodal have been a success, exhibitors at the NEC show told media partner Motor Transport.
Ex-Widdowson Logistics staff retained at a successor company based on the same site as the collapsed haulier are apparently being paid by Birds Transport Leicester.
The Widdowson story has taken another twist with the revelation that, after its latest pre-pack administration, the Leicester-based haulier entered into service agreements with individuals associated with the failed business.