Palletforce’s recent reorganisation of its East Midlands coverage saw H Beardsley exit the network, to be replaced by Lockwood Haulage and Nelson Distribution. This is the first time these two well-established operators have joined a pallet network as Steve Hobson reports. Palletforce is one of the UK’s leading pallet networks, covering the UK with 102 depots run by 86 member hauliers and expanding in Europe. Nelson, based in Belper, Derbyshire, began operations in 1949 and provides warehousing and transport services […]
The pallet network sector is ripe for consolidation and Palletforce may play its part, CEO Michael Conroy hinted.
Farrall’s Transport has invested £3.5m in a new 81,000ft² food grade facility in Deeside to tap into a predicted boost in port-centric logistics from the opening of the Liverpool SuperPort next year.
Having achieved record volume last year 2013 is set to be another record breaker, with the UK’s nine pallet networks on course to handle the most pallets through their systems that they have ever done since the launch of the concept two decades ago.