The availability of trucks and drivers is now a critical issue threatening to stifle road transport’s recovery and hurt the wider UK economy, the MD of Pallet-Track has warned. Speaking to MT, pallet network boss Nigel Parkes described managing a return to growth within the industry and the networks themselves as a key challenge faced by all transport firms. “What you have had are operators cutting their cloth to survive. Where do those drivers and vehicles come from?” asked Parkes. […]
The Potter Group has officially begun marketing itself as a Palletline member, following its takeover of pallet network member House of James in May. Palletline now has a dedicated page with contact details on the Ripon-based multi-modal company’s website, after Potter received permission to join from the network’s executive early this year. Potter’s takeover of House of James created a £33m company, adding 100,000ft² of warehousing space, 35 vehicles and 55 trailers to its fleet. The House of James brand […]
Chesterfield-based Hastings Freight has seen off rivals to win the main logistics contract for Henderson’s Relish.
UK Mail saw a 25% year-on-year increase in daily parcels volume during the first quarter of this year, the post and parcel carrier has revealed.