Haydock, Merseyside-based Simon Widdowson has entered administration. Gareth Rusling and Claire Dowson are handling the process for insolvency practioner Begbies Traynor, which according to newly published records at Companies House was appointed on the 21 December. The directors of the company are Simon and Derek Widdowson. The business held an O-licence authorising 20 vehicles and 25 trailers. MT understands the fleet contains a number of Scania trucks. Founded in 2002, the family based firm was set up by Simon “due […]
The United Road Transport Union (URTU) said it had won a “protective award” for staff made redundant when Almtone-owned Canute Group ceased trading in 2018.
UK shellfish hauliers have warned they stand to go out of business due to spiralling costs and a deluge of paperwork now that the country has left the EU.
A pre-packaged sale of Staffordshire haulier Pro Freight Solutions took place following the high-profile collapse into administration of its customer, The Book People.