Manchester construction bulk haulage firm Digway has entered administration after 50 years in business. The company, which traded as Digway Bulk Haulage, held a standard national licence for 15 HGVs, but according to licensing documents this authorisation had been revoked. Insolvency experts from Cowgill Holloway Business Recovery were appointed to the company on 11 May. According to its website, Digway was the first haulage company to be run in the country by a Sikh family and it undertook muckaway work, […]
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 […]
Harris Transport director George Harris has spoken of his heartbreak after the family firm established by his parents was forced into administration.
The Widdowson Corporation has been officially dissolved, closing a tumultuous chapter in the long running saga that saw haulier AM Widdowson & Son hit the skids and ultimately cease to be.