RJ Murray & Son has won a three-year contract with solar panel firm Global Heat Source, worth £1.2m a year. The new operation will be based at pallet network Pall-Ex’s northern hub in Carlisle, which is run by RJ Murray, and is expected to boost freight volumes by around 500 pallets per week. Pallets – each carrying a complete solar panel kit – will be assembled on site at Carlisle before distribution to local depots, where they will be collected […]
Kevin Buchanan is expected to be revealed as group MD of Pall-Ex imminently, marking a sensational return for the man that quit the top job at rival Palletline in August.
Pall-Ex has reignited its European expansion push and will have almost doubled its existing network on the continent by early next year.
An expected decision by the Health and Safety Executive to not limit the weight of tail-lift pallet deliveries has been met with anger by pallet networks, with Pall-Ex group MD Kevin Buchanan describing the result as the “biggest fudge under the sun”.