Leicester-based Premier Logistics has extended its coverage within the Pall-Ex pallet network, following its purchase of the business and assets of Cobley Transport (Reading) last year. At the time of the acquisition, following the administration of Cobley Transport (Reading), Premier took on the former Palletways member’s RG postcode too, a move that saw it effectively dual-running in two networks. However, Martin Field, group finance director at Pall-Ex, confirmed the haulier’s exit from Palletways, and said: “Premier Logistics has been a […]
The number one concern of hauliers remains finding enough good drivers, even for those who are not currently recruiting, according to a survey by Pall-Ex.
Many in the logistics industry were shocked to hear of the unexpected passing of Jim Scanlan, aged 59, on Monday 10 April, writes Ali Karim, MD of the Hazchem Network. Co-founder of The Pallet Network (TPN), Jim’s passion was always transport, from his time at United Transport, pallet network Fortec and as an agency driver. My memories of Jim (pictured right with myself) are of the time we spent co-founding Hazchem Network, with HW Coates, Deltion Software, a consortium of […]
Palletways has significantly increased its capacity at its central hub in Lichfield, Staffordshire, after taking on the former UK Pallets site on Fradley Distribution Park.