Farrall’s Transport has invested £3.5m in a new 81,000ft² food grade facility in Deeside to tap into a predicted boost in port-centric logistics from the opening of the Liverpool SuperPort next year. The new warehouse will be operational by January 2015 and complements an existing 80,000ft² DC on the same Deeside Industrial Estate, which the Cheshire firm added is also near the M56 and M6 motorways. MD Mike Farrall said the new warehouse is a major investment for the company. […]
West-Yorkshire haulier Bedfords saw a 67% year-on-year drop in pre-tax profit in its most recent financial year, despite a 6.2% rise in turnover.
The pallet network sector is ripe for consolidation and Palletforce may play its part, CEO Michael Conroy hinted.
Palletforce members EDS Couriers, Stones Distribution and Griffins Logistics have all expanded their depot facilities.