A failed move into freight forwarding contributed to the collapse of Simon Widdowson last month, according to the firm’s administrator Begbies Traynor. Founded in 2002, the family firm was set up by Simon “due to a passion for trucking passed down by Simon’s father, Derek”. The company’s Linkedin account describes having 30,000sq ft of ambient storage with the capability to offer “start-to-finish services; by collecting containers from all major North-West ports, container de-vanning, storage and onward delivery”. According to Claire […]
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