UK Pallets, the pallet network owned by UK Mail Group, was rocked by a 64% collapse in year-on-year profits in the year to 31 March, its parent company has revealed. UK Mail Group warned in April that its pallet business, which contributes 6% of its total revenues, had experienced a difficult year. This saw Graeme Wilson replace Terry Richards in the top spot in March at the network, which saw its profit head south due to gaps in its coverage […]
NWF Group expects pre-tax profit for the six months ended 30 November to be greater than the same period in 2011, despite lower than expected performance in its food distribution arm. In its interim statement, the firm said its Boughey Distribution business performed “slightly behind expectations” as it did not take on as many new customers and receive as much business from existing customers as it expected, which it blamed on a “tough market environment”. NWF Fuels performed better than […]
Palletforce’s Scandinavian service has gone live, as the pallet network continues to develop its European service.
The decision of Palletways member Rase Distribution to introduce a 750kg weight limit on domestic tail-lift deliveries has once again put the question of what constitutes a safe pallet weight before the haulage sector.