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. Ex-Wincanton man Maturi led a management buyout of Palletways backed by 3i in 2002. He then sold the business to Wilson and Phoenix Equity Partners, marking the start of the network’s rapid European expansion. Although Maturi had remained in touch with Palletways, his return on a part-time basis represents a significant scaling up […]
Palletforce has a continual focus on growth, and our business strategy centres on creating capacity to enable our members to grow, writes Michael Conroy, CEO of Palletforce.
Leicester-based Premier Logistics is to move to a new home this autumn, which will allow it to significantly grow its warehousing business as well as offer new services.
Derbyshire’s Bow Distribution has moved from UK Pallets to the United Pallet Network (UPN), ending an eight-year relationship with its former network. Bow made the switch last month and is covering the same DE postcode for UPN. It has been replaced at UK Pallets by Allegro Transport. Andy Bowd, chairman at Bow Distribution, says: “With UPN we now have access to micro and quarter pallets and can therefore offer our customers a greater range of product.” Bowd adds that UPN’s […]