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 […]
Almtone-owned Canute Group will cease trading ahead of Christmas with the loss of 600-plus jobs, after attempts to revive the business in May via a controversial pre-pack sale failed.
Ex-Widdowson Logistics staff retained at a successor company based on the same site as the collapsed haulier are apparently being paid by Birds Transport Leicester.
Simpsons Logistics transferred 70 employees to another company when HMRC attempted to wind it up and agreements with APC Overnight and The Pallet Express (TPN) were cancelled, according to administrators.