Pallet networks have not adjusted their member-to-member rates for too long, the boss of Pallet-Track has said. Speaking to MT, Nigel Parkes revealed his 75 members had supported a bid, with 80% in favour, to increase the internal rate paid for deliveries within the network, something he believes is long overdue. “Although the industry is continuing to thrive, one of the main problems we’re currently facing is that driver recruitment is at an all-time low while orders are increasing. In […]
Pall-Ex has moved swiftly to ensure coverage continuity after St Albans-based member Bill Chippington Haulage ceased trading last week. (14 June).
Investment firm Kinaxia is on the hunt for further acquisitions following the purchase of Palletline member Panic Transport (Contracts).
Pall-Ex has moved to ensure coverage continuity in the South-west by buying Cornish network member Intercounty Distribution for £700,000. The company based on the Pennygillam Industrial Estate in Launceston has an O-licence for up to 22 vehicles and eight trailers. It has been a Pall-Ex member for 14 years. Pall-Ex MD Adrian Russell said: “The opportunity was presented to us after Intercounty’s MD Nick Coombes announced his retirement earlier this year. We are happy that Nick has decided to stay […]