Pallet networks buying member hauliers is a trend the sector will “definitely see more of” in the future, say the heads of Palletline and Pall-Ex. Both networks recently bought member operators to avoid losing their services when the owners retired. Palletline earlier this month bought ABE (Ledbury), which joined the network in 1994 and covers the WR, HR, LD and part of the SY postcodes. Bournemouth Airport-based Shears Brothers and the logistics arm of Basildon, Essex-based operator Bowden Transport, which […]
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.
Pall-Ex UK saw its pre-tax profit jump more than 200% in 2016 after results from its management restructure and growing membership began to take hold.
Pall-Ex has appointed Chris Bowden as group sales and marketing director, following a series of new member appointments in the wake of the closure of UK Pallets.