Plans to launch a Chinese division of Palletforce are “well underway”, with a pilot expected to take place in Shanghai next year. The network’s chief executive Michael Conroy told MT that the Chinese business won’t carry the Palletforce name because of translation issues, but that it will be a division of the business. “It’s exciting,” said Conroy. “It’s a great British success story. The pallet sector has done fabulously and we’re taking something great over there. We’ve worked with Chinese […]
AK Worthington’s fledgling international division is rapidly gaining momentum, with turnover expected to rise by 50% in the next 12 months, from about £1.2m to £1.8m.
Michael Conroy has a bounce in his step as he shows MT a series of wall-mounted photos of the network’s development in Fradley before its move to Callister Way, its current home, in 2009.
Regional hauliers will not survive in the long term if their only income is from pallet network membership, according to Simon Nelson, MD of Nelson Distribution.