Partnerlink, the haulage consortium that counts Knights of Old, AK Worthington, Viamaster Transport and David Hathaway Transport as members, has launched a European service. The 18-strong UK consortium, which also features Owens Road Services, John G Russell and R Swain & Sons on its roster, is now offering services between the UK and France, Germany, Holland, Belgium and Italy, having teamed up with six partners on the Continent. MT can reveal three of the European service partners are TSA (France), […]
Marshalls of Eversham has become pallet network Pallet-Track’s 74th member. It is the first time the 25-year old haulier based at a former airfield in Pershore, Worcestershire, has joined a pallet network. The company, which has been operating within Pallet-Track for the past six weeks, has taken on the top part of the GL postcode, after an existing network member with additional coverage areas relinquished it. Marshalls, which has an O-licence for up to 29 vehicles and 40 trailers, provides […]
Gefco UK has renewed its three year contract with Honda Motor Europe Logistics, the sister arm of Honda.
Knights of Old (KOO) was founded in 1865 by William Knight with a single horse and cart, and has grown steadily and today runs 169 trucks and 185 trailers. The modern history of the company really starts in 2000, when it moved to its present base on a ten acre site in Kettering, which now includes 120,000sq ft of warehousing. In 2011 the company took another big step forward with the merger with Northampton-based Mainland Group, adding around £10m revenue […]