Clipper Logistics has announced the acquisition of German logistics firm R Geist Spedition. Based in Kempen, north west of Dűsseldorf, Geist was founded in 1938 and employs 65 staff. It runs a fleet of 30 trucks and has some 25,000m² (around 270,000ft²) of warehousing. Clipper said the move would help UK retailers looking towards mainland Europe for expansion. “Through listening to our customers it is clear that European expansion and the ability to handle the growing demands for online international […]
Palletised chemicals distribution specialist the Hazchem Network has added three new members to extend its coverage in to Europe.
Pall-Ex is to extend its Iberian network’s coverage to include the Canary Islands. Pall-Ex Iberia, which is celebrating its first anniversary, operates across Spain, Portugal and the Balearic Islands from a hub in Madrid. It has 33 haulier members and in its first year handled over 100,000 pallets. Enric Estruch, MD of Pall-Ex Iberia, says: “We are now in a position to start operating in the Canary Islands, which opens up a host of further possibilities for us.” Last month […]
Palletways has suspended its operations to Europe until 25 January, but other pallet networks confirmed this week that their deliveries to the continent will continue.