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 […]
City Link’s administrators have made more than 2,300 staff at the failed business redundant.
The demise of Gulliver’s Truck Hire in December last year was triggered by an increasingly competitive market, falling demand for trucks and vans and “issues” with the firm’s three axle tractor units, according to the firm’s administrators.
Canute Group’s former pallet network is seeking to have the business wound up next month if it refuses to settle a bill of £47,489.35.