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. AM Widdowson & Son was sold in a pre-pack deal for £2.5m to Widdowson Logistics last year, a business “associated by the common ownership” of HLD Group. A non-cash consideration of £2m was satisfied via the sale of book debts and goodwill. This left a cash consideration of £176,000 to be paid in instalments, the final of […]
The Birds Transport & Logistics name, some assets and business, are believed to have been sold to HLD Group-owned Widdowson Logistics.
AM Widdowson & Son ended its days with a whimper, after a CVA and two pre-pack administrations left little more than a husk, a new progress report confirms.
The Widdowson Group has been appointed as the Midlands logistics partner for Waitrose, the first time a third party has been selected by the supermarket to cover this region of the country. Waitrose has previously only nominated carriers to assist with distribution work in the North and South of the UK.The contract will see Widdowson’s move full and groupage loads to Waitrose DCs in Aylesford, Bardon, Bracknell and Milton Keynes. Full loads will be taken directly to the supermarket’s DCs, […]