The Widdowson Corporation has been officially dissolved, closing a tumultuous chapter in the long running saga that saw haulier AM Widdowson & Son hit the skids and ultimately cease to be. Widdowson Corporation was the company set up by HLD Group in 2015 to enable its purchase of AM Widdowson & Son in June that same year. Despite efforts to turn around the haulier, which once counted the likes of Waitrose as a major customer, via a Company Voluntary Arrangement, […]
DBC Foodservice had no vehicle assets despite having 230 of them when it went under in March, as its fleet was run on a contract-hire basis. The £300m turnover company supplied some of the best known cafes, restaurants and bars on the high Street including Caffé Nero, Prezzo, Loch Fyne and vodka bar chain Revolution. DBC’s fleet of mainly Dafs delivered 8,000 multi-temperature products to customers each year. However, after attempts to sell the business earlier this year failed, administrator […]
Devon-based Gregory Distribution has acquired the business, assets and goodwill of Oxfordshire firm Interoute Transport Services, which went into administration on 17 May.
Key factors leading to Surfair Global Logistics demise were the owner’s inability to spend “sufficient time” at the business, due to a family bereavement, and an “unexpected trading loss” after inaccurate reporting of the company’s financial position.