Billingham-based Nicholson’s Transport has been placed into administration and ceased trading, motortransport.co.uk can reveal. Nicholson Group – the parent company – is not affected with its general haulage, Hiab, warehousing and pick and pack services continuing. However the business’s work for The Pallet Network (TPN) and The Hazchem Network has ended. Nicholson’s Transport is owned by MD David Nicholson. The business held an O-licence, now surrendered, authorising 14 vehicles and 15 trailers. Its most recently published accounts for the year […]
With Widdowson Logistics in administration once more, Motortransport.co.uk revisits the events that lead to the operator’s pre-pack in July 2016. Although incorporated in 1975, business conducted by former coal merchant AM Widdowson & Son can be traced back more than 100 years. Like any haulage firm with a few years on the clock there’s been plenty of ups and downs, but for this Leicestershire outfit it’s been a particularly breathless few years. A stricken AM Widdowson was kept on the […]
John Hackling (Transport) saw pre-tax profit fall 45% last year, according to its latest annual results.
Once again the UK’s nine pallet networks bucked the general trend within logistics in 2012, delivering another year of growth. While Greece teetered on the precipice, dragging the whole eurozone deeper into its protracted economic malaise, Europe remained the focal point for many of the UK’s networks looking for the next big thing. European market leader Palletways faces competition with Pall-Ex’s ambitious European plans remaining on course despite the economic headwinds from the Continent, and Palletforce finally revealing its hand […]