John Jempson and Son saw profit more than double in 2015 boosted by the sale of its Palletforce shares. Palletforce was acquired by EmergeVest in a £30m deal last August, which saw the pallet network’s haulier members sell their shares as part of the change in ownership. John Jempson’s annual results to 31 December 2015 show pre-tax profit up to £679,475 in 2015 (2014: £300,261). This was after an injection of £356,040 into the company’s coffers after it sold its Palletforce […]
Pall-Ex has confirmed C Butt will be taking on the postcode currently run by Mainland, following the latter’s merger with Knights of Old. Kettering-based Knights of Old is a member of the Palletforce network, while Northampton’s Mainland runs in the Pall-Ex network. The businesses merged last year. From the 1 June Mainland officially became part of Knights of Old, with its brand and livery now retired in favour of the blue and yellow of Knights. Cris Stephenson, deputy MD at […]
Palletforce members EDS Couriers, Stones Distribution and Griffins Logistics have all expanded their depot facilities.
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.