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. The Felixstowe-based haulier employed more than 200 staff and had offices in Hull, Southampton, Tilbury, Alconbury, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds, South Shields and Doncaster. It ceased trading in 2015. The company had seen a decline in its turnover from approximately £30m at its height and recorded losses in the last two years of trading. In […]
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 […]
More than 600 jobs at XPO Logistics are at risk after the collapse and subsequent sale of House of Fraser to Sports Direct, which has left the operator owed £30.4m.
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.