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 […]
Firms that worked for Simpsons Logistics are owed around £837,000 but the company’s administrator believes unsecured creditors will still recover some of their money.
A senior figure at one of the UK’s biggest logistics groups has claimed the Covid-19 pandemic will lead to more multi-user transport operations as companies look to cut costs.
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.