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 […]
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the transport sector throughout the world is predicted to rise for the fourth consecutive year, according to a report from KPMG.
Widdowson Logistics has gone into administration. But a new business, Glenfield Storage Solutions, which shares directors with Widdowson, has been registered at its Mill Lane headquarters in Glenfield, Leicester.
The collapse of Deben Transport highlights the urgent need to address the poor rates plaguing the container haulage market, the boss of Pentalver has said.