AK Worthington’s fledgling international division is rapidly gaining momentum, with turnover expected to rise by 50% in the next 12 months, from about £1.2m to £1.8m. The Trafford Park, Manchester-based logistics firm entered the international domain two years ago, MD Julian Richards told MT. Richards said the initial strategy was to create a robust operation by recruiting a core staff of industry professionals, which stands at 10 employees, and spending time in Europe meeting the new business’s logistics partners. “It […]
Industry leaders remain divided on whether the UK should remain in the EU, just over a month before the referendum on 23 June.
Palletforce’s recent reorganisation of its East Midlands coverage saw H Beardsley exit the network, to be replaced by Lockwood Haulage and Nelson Distribution. This is the first time these two well-established operators have joined a pallet network as Steve Hobson reports.
The pallet network sector is ripe for consolidation and Palletforce may play its part, CEO Michael Conroy hinted.