Pallet network Fortec has begun the roll-out of a new signature capture Android App, Fortec Connect, to its members after a successful trial. Developed by Vita Software, Fortec conducted trials of the App in September with several hauliers in an attempt to make available to members fully featured POD technology on, compared with bespoke devices, an affordable format. Using Fortec Connect, signatures collected on smart phones are automatically time, date and GPS stamped. The information is then uploaded in real-time […]
Palletforce will begin work on a £20m “super hub” next to its existing Burton upon Trent site this year.
Julian Maturi, the MD of Palletways when it was sold to its current owner James Wilson in 2004, has returned to the business as an executive director.
Online grocery retailer Ocado has said its second customer fulfilment centre in Dordon, Warwickshire, will commence operations in February next year. Equipment installation at the warehouse is almost complete and testing has been underway since May, the firm confirmed. The project “remains in line with budget”, it said. The retailer, which also announced it had secured an 18-month extension on £100m of loans from its lenders to July 2015, said it had achieved an 11% rise in gross sales year-on-year […]