Palletline has completed its new-look management team with the appointment of an operations director. Iain Brown has joined the network as it targets a new period of growth with the introduction of new services such as direct trunking. Brown, who was with CM Downton, spent eight years with the Canute Group with operational responsibility for sites in the North of England and several key accounts, including Lakeland and The Perfume Shop. He replaces Mark Pulford, who left the business earlier […]
This year’s most read was dominated by the sad demise of national haulier Canute, which never recovered from the end of its long-term contract with retailer Wilko last year.
Palletline kicks out member DTS to ‘guarantee network integrity’; haulier blames action for its collapse
Palletline kicked-out member DTS earlier this month in order to “guarantee network integrity”, a move that the Northumberland haulier claimed had forced it into liquidation.
A continuing appetite among private equity and the entry of trade buyers into the sector is proof of the enduring attraction of the pallet network model, according to Palletways CEO James Wilson.