Lenham-based freight forwarder Abacus International Shipping and leading Hazchem haulier Butlers of Kent have both joined The Pallet Network (TPN) this week to cover postcodes in their fiercely contested south-east region. Abacus, which has been trading for 32 years, has previously used five pallet networks to handle imported freight from continental Europe and recently decided to take greater control of this freight by handling onward haulage itself. “We’ve had problems with some other networks , but never with TPN,” says […]
Suffolk-based Bartrums Road Services has joined the Hazchem Network, taking on territory previously held in part by Anglia Freight and HW Coates.
Many in the logistics industry were shocked to hear of the unexpected passing of Jim Scanlan, aged 59, on Monday 10 April, writes Ali Karim, MD of the Hazchem Network. Co-founder of The Pallet Network (TPN), Jim’s passion was always transport, from his time at United Transport, pallet network Fortec and as an agency driver. My memories of Jim (pictured right with myself) are of the time we spent co-founding Hazchem Network, with HW Coates, Deltion Software, a consortium of […]