Pallet-Track will open a £10m northern hub at Ashton-in-Makerfield, Greater Manchester, next week. The pallet network said the regional hub, which officially opens on Monday 7 August, has created 20 jobs although more are expected as volumes at the site build over time. The 70,000ft² hub will improve efficiency within the network in regards to loads for the North and Scotland, taking some of the pressure off its 276,000ft² central hub in Wolverhampton. Pallet-Track said the move would benefit around […]
UK Mail Group has written down the value of its struggling UK Pallets business, revealing a £7.3m impairment charge relating to goodwill dating from its purchase in 2003.
The availability of trucks and drivers is now a critical issue threatening to stifle road transport’s recovery and hurt the wider UK economy, the MD of Pallet-Track has warned.