Kinaxia Logistics has snapped up its seventh haulage firm in just over five years, with Telford-based AJ Maiden & Son, which trades as Maiden’s of Telford, joining the fold. It already owns Bay Freight (January 2012), William Kirk (September 2013), NC Cammack & Sons (May 2014), Foulger Transport (March 2015), Lambert Brothers Haulage (March 2015) and Panic Transport (Contracts) acquired in February. Palletforce and TPN member Maiden’s of Telford was formed 1931, and today provides general haulage, including contract distribution, pallet […]
Pallet networks achieved record volume last year , with almost 16 million pallets processed though the UK’s collection of central hubs.
Whose story is it anyway? In the latest episode of the Motor Transport Podcast, Chris Walton puts the team’s news knowledge to the test as they recap the industry’s hottest headlines. The team look at the pallet sector and its potential for consolidation and, if you’ve been lost in the various Widdowson saga headlines, Chris Druce neatly summarises the story so far. Listen to the podcast on Soundcloud or iTunes, and be sure to subscribe so not to miss out […]
The UK’s continuing economic malaise is creating new business opportunities for pallet networks as own-account operators look to slim down their vehicle fleets, according to the boss of Pall-Ex.