Southampton’s Harris Transport has closed its doors, with around 70 staff sent home last Friday (10 August). A spokesman for the haulier said: “The situation is that the company has ceased to trade and is arranging for customers to collect their goods. “The company has filed a notice of intention to appoint administrators and it is anticipated that the company shall be placed into administration early next week.” The spokesman confirmed that 15 staff of the 70 had been retained […]
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 […]
Former City Link parent Better Capital has revised up the amount it expects to receive from its investment in the collapsed parcel carrier.
DHL Supply Chain’s long-standing distribution contract with BHS will end on 6 August, the operator has confirmed, after the collapse of the high street retailer.