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. The Derbyshire business joined Palletforce early this year, along with Lockwood Haulage, after a reorganisation of the network’s East Midlands region saw the departure of H Beardsley. Nelson, who spent 16 years at Exel Logistics before joining his family’s firm in 2004, did a masters degree in logistics and supply chain management basing his […]
Palletforce has incorporated Olympic data into its Alliance IT system to provide its 100 UK depots with the latest Games information this summer. Network members now have information about the 109 Olympic Games Lanes on the Olympic Route Network, as well as delivery restrictions affecting venues. Dean Hughes, IT director for Palletforce, says: “During the games there will be road layout alterations, diversions, parking and loading restrictions, special Games Lanes and extra security measures all of which will impact on […]
Palletforce and NFT Distribution owner EmergeVest has bought CM Downton for £75m.