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 […]
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