Birmingham contract haulier Contact Transport has gone into administration with 61 employees made redundant. The company appointed administrators from RSM on 20 April and the business is now being wound down. RSM said the company suffered losses following a drop in turnover volumes, high vehicle damage and insurance costs, as well as costs incurred in restructuring the business. It was unable to raise additional working capital or funding to pay creditors and it had also been served with a winding-up […]
Unsecured creditors of failed Deben Transport will not see a payout unless a claim relating to the truck cartel case proves successful, the firm’s administrators have said.
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 […]
M and J Haulage, a major sugar beet haulage contractor, has been placed into administration prompting concerns among growers that they’ll struggle to find another company to harvest and deliver the crop.