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. Following the Leicester-based haulier’s purchase by Malta registered HLD Group in 2015, it went through the insolvency process several times under the administration of Leonard Curtis, leaving unsecured creditors £10m out of pocket collectively. Via a number of legal entities it remained under the ultimate control of HLD Group, which is headed […]
A firm run by David James Zwecker, who previously worked as operations director at failed transport company Noel Zwecker International Transport, has applied for an O-licence.
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.
Petition demanding investigation into Palmer & Harvey collapse attracts 8,600 signatures in two days
A petition demanding an investigation into the demise of own-account wholesale operator Palmer Harvey & McLane (P&H) has raised more than 8,600 signatures in two days.