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. Buchanan was a shock departure from Palletline this summer having helmed the pallet network since 2007, a period that saw it move home, recognised in the Motor Transport Awards and, most recently, launch Plus Logistics. Buchanan’s expected appointment – flagged up via social media – comes after changes at the […]
Once again the UK’s nine pallet networks bucked the general trend within logistics in 2012, delivering another year of growth. While Greece teetered on the precipice, dragging the whole eurozone deeper into its protracted economic malaise, Europe remained the focal point for many of the UK’s networks looking for the next big thing. European market leader Palletways faces competition with Pall-Ex’s ambitious European plans remaining on course despite the economic headwinds from the Continent, and Palletforce finally revealing its hand […]
Palletforce is boosting its coverage of the south east of England with the addition of former Palletline member Tomsetts Distribution.
Former TNT Express chairman and chief executive Marie-Christine Lombard has taken up the position of chief executive of Geodis. Having left the parcel firm last month, Lombard will take up the position vacated by former chief executive Jean-Louis Demeulenaere. She will oversee the firm’s transport and logistics division, Geodis Calberson. Jean-Louis Demeulenaere is leaving Geodis to “pursue new projects”, according to a company statement issued yesterday. The appointment comes as of a governance shake-up by the board of directors, which […]