Palletline-member HMT Shipping is to move from its Longbridge, Preston home to a new site near the city at Roman Way due to a surge in business. The operator, which started out serving the construction market moving flatbed-loads across the Irish Sea before diversifying into curtainsiders and pallets, purchased the site in September and should be in by January. HMT Shipping is currently fitting three extra high doors to the 85,000ft² building, which has 55,000ft² warehousing space. It also plans […]
Hexagon Leasing has taken delivery of its first batch of Iveco-S-Way tractor units at its Derby headquarters.
A range of support measures introduced by Palletforce in order to protect members and maintain volumes during the Covid-19 pandemic has helped the network achieve “record” demand.
The impact of the COVID-19 outbreak could see suppliers going direct to hauliers for warehousing and scrapping their own to cut costs, according to an East Midlands operator.