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. […]
Whose story is it anyway? In the latest episode of the Motor Transport Podcast, Chris Walton puts the team’s news knowledge to the test as they recap the industry’s hottest headlines. The team look at the pallet sector and its potential for consolidation and, if you’ve been lost in the various Widdowson saga headlines, Chris Druce neatly summarises the story so far. Listen to the podcast on Soundcloud or iTunes, and be sure to subscribe so not to miss out […]
AM Widdowson & Son’s administrator, Leonard Curtis, is pursuing the sale-guarantor for arrears relating to last year’s deal, according to a progress report.
Widdowson Logistics’ sister company Davis Haulage owed unsecured creditors £4.7m when it was placed into administration just before Christmas.