Fortec will complete its most significant IT project in a decade by the end of the year, in a move it claims will put it ahead of its pallet network rivals and on par with the best the parcels sector can offer. Andrew Knowles, Fortec operations director, told MT: “If you go back 12 months we felt we were behind on IT. We were still very much paper- driven. Well, we’re back now. I’d say we are as good as […]
The future of the Principle Pallet Network is in the balance with an investors meeting due at the end of this month to decide its fate, MT has learnt.
Haulier Wm Armstrong, based just on the English side of the Scottish border in Longtown near Carlisle, celebrates its 85th anniversary this year, and the third generation of the family running the business today are working hard to ensure the business is handed on to future generations. The famous green livery – which the firm has used ever since William Armstrong acquired his first Model T in 1927 – has long been associated with livestock wagons, but the foot and […]
Fortec is expected to learn shortly if it will need to spend any of a £500,000 contingency fund put in place after a site incident in 2016 that triggered an HSE investigation.