The Fortec Pallet Distribution Network has appointed a new commercial manager as it continues to identify and pursue new opportunities for corporate business development. The Watford, Northampton-based pallet network has welcomed Lin Simpson to the newly-created role of commercial manager, which will see her work to develop the network’s corporate division to achieve its future objectives. Simpson brings experience in supply chain and third party logistics including in FMCG and the retail sector, as well as business development and account […]
The popular Engineer in Court mock trial by jury returns at Derby University on 27 June, with the centrepiece ‘trial’ this year trying a case of corporate manslaughter following an insecure load falling from a vehicle. Society of Operations Engineers chief executive Nick Jones will this year don the judges’ wig and gown to oversee proceedings and a line up of top barristers including Michael Ponsonby, James Godden and a team from Backhouse Jones will cross examine witnesses. The court […]
A year after taking on the role of commercial director at pallet network Fortec, after 13 years looking after the finances, Marcus Fischer reflects: “It’s been an interesting 12 months. We have taken the next big step in Fortec’s evolution. Our MD Neil Hodgson and I spent 2012 refining the network and creating a solid business. My new role helps take Fortec on the next stage of its journey.”
Pallet network sector “needs structural change” to move to the next level, says Palletforce’s Conroy
“Structural change” is required in the UK pallet network sector if it is to mature and continue to provide benefits to both customers and members, Palletforce chief executive Michael Conroy has warned.