Pallet network Fortec, owned by French logistics giant Geodis, has undergone a change in its management structure following the departure of MD Neil Hodgson and commercial director Marcus Fischer. In October last year, Dave Spong, general manager commercial and Adrian Bradley, general manager operations, took over from Niel Hodgson and Marcus Fischer. Spong (pictured, left) has been with Fortec for four years and Bradley five, but both have extensive experience with network carriers and major 3PLs. “We have always worked […]
Condor Logistics has appointed 10 new staff members as well as taking delivery of seven new vehicles across the Iveco range as it looks to adapt to an increase of 120 consignments per day since it joined the Palletways last year. The Portsmouth-based operator expects this number to rise to 200 consignments by the end of the year and has invested in rigids ranging between 18 and 26 tonnes to assist with local distribution. “We have ambitious plans to grow […]
Palletways Platinum Club member Reason Transport has opened a new 20,000ft² warehouse at an old RAF base.
As the economy struggles, UK pallet networks continue to record year-on-year growth. The UK’s pallet networks shifted more than 15.3 million pallets last year, a 7.3% rise on the number moved in 2010. Data from the Association of Pallet Networks (APN) shows that while the UK, and beyond, has endured recession, the networks have continued to outperform the economy. Eight of the nine UK networks are APN members, representing more than 650 hauliers, almost 30,000 vehicles and 13 million ft2 […]