Palletways has struck a major logistics support deal with Rochford Garden Machinery. The pallet network will deliver goods on behalf of the garden machinery distributor to garden centres and retailers across the country. Under the contract Lichfield-based Palletways will handle all pallets for the garden machinery firm, including garden tractors which form a substantial part of the business. Steve Waterhouse, Palletways UK business development director, said the pallet network will provide customer service support whilst Palletways member Just Vans, will […]
The issue of significant downward rate-pressure remains the elephant in the room despite continued volume growth in the pallet sector, according to network heads. Speaking after the Association of Pallet Networks revealed its members had experienced volume growth of more than 4% in the first half of the year (compared to 7.9% in 2011), Adam Leonard, MD of The Pallet Network , said the sector was at risk of repeating the mistakes previously made in the independent parcels sector. “There’s […]
C Butt saw both its pre-tax and turnover crash in its most recent financial year, after the loss of three major contracts.
Norbert Dentressangle has won a contract with paint supplier Valspar, covering warehousing and deliveries into its retail partner’s network.