Pall-Ex has revamped its international pallet services, in a bid to allow customers and members to arrange overseas deliveries easily via a single booking transaction. The revamped Connect Europe service, which makes use of the pallet network’s IT system Twine, has been revised and expanded to make it, in theory, just as easy to send freight across mainland Europe as it is to send it between UK cities. The service features regular departures from each of Pall-Ex’s international hubs, as […]
Aberdeenshire-based Grampian Continental has opened its second European hub as a result of an increase in oil industry work on the Continent. The firm, which has another base in the Netherlands, has opened a 1,500ft² warehouse in Verona, Italy, to assist with its contracts in Italy and Cyprus. It hopes that this new warehouse will open up new areas for business growth across Europe and North Africa. “This is a very exciting time for the company, the opening of the […]
TNT said it is more certain about its future after the collapse of its multi-billion euro acquisition by UPS last week, despite analysts warning that the industry giant needs to “work out what is going on”. UPS pulled the plug on the €5.16bn (£4.31bn) deal after it became clear that the European Commission (EC) would veto the acquisition, which had been bogged down in EC red tape for the past 10 months, due to competition concerns. UPS said it was […]
Hicks Logistics has joined the Fortec pallet network covering parts of the Bristol postcode.