When Kevin Buchanan announced he was leaving Palletline after seven years as MD, it was a surprise. When he was subsequently appointed group MD of fierce rival Pall-Ex, it was a shock. Palletline is owned by its members, Pall-Ex is still owned by its founder, chairman and CEO (and former Dragon) Hilary Devey. Both Palletline and Pall-Ex have claimed to have invented the pallet network model, both claim to be the leaders, innovators and quality operators in the market and […]
Industry leaders remain divided on whether the UK should remain in the EU, just over a month before the referendum on 23 June.
Pall-Ex is targeting Slovakia and the Czech Republic as its next European network, having also recently begun searching for a franchise partner in Bulgaria.
S&S Distribution, the Kent-based haulier snapped up by Palletline last year, recorded a pre-tax loss shortly after its purchase, newly published accounts show.