Manchester-based Optima Logistics has joined the Fortec pallet network, for which it will cover the Oldham and Bolton areas. Optima, which transports a range of ambient goods throughout Europe including food products in the UK and camping furniture, kitchenware and bedding in France, operates from a 90,000ft² warehouse in Manchester and has a second site in Daventry. With a workforce of almost 50, it operates a 16-strong fleet that includes a dozen artics. Optima has been brought into the network […]
Pallet network Fortec has said its members will benefit from the opening of parent group Geodis’ hub in Northampton.
Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is looking to roll-out a network of urban consolidation centres as part of its plans to tackle air quality.
Pallet networks are continuing to carve out a greater share of the parcels market, delivering record half-pallet volumes and next-day deliveries this year, according to the Association of Pallet Networks (APN).