A Felixstowe-based transport and warehousing company collapsed following a decision by the nearby port to terminate its storage agreement, according to administrators. Karl King Transport operated 60 HGVs split between three depots, including premises within Felixstowe Port, which were used to service its major customer Aldi. Expansion of this contract in 2018 meant it had to source premises with additional capacity and as well as a warehouse at the port, administrators at Parker Andrews said the haulier also struck a […]
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 […]
Warwickshire temperature-controlled transport firm Bedworth Haulage has been sold in a pre-pack deal, saving 21 jobs.
The administrators of a Cardiff-based haulage firm are pursuing legal action against one of the company’s former directors for an unpaid debt.