Hot on the heels of the launch of a southern hub, Wolverhampton-based pallet network Pallet-Track has officially launched its first Scottish hub. The business said the partnership with network shareholder-member Courier Connections from its depot in Bellshill, would help speed up deliveries, cut costs and improve journey times. Pallet-Track recently boosted its network with a raft of new members. Martin McGeough, owner and MD of Courier Connections, which also has depots in Edinburgh and Perth, said: “We have been part […]
Hand-held technology is now holding the hands of consumers who demand the same transparency from the pallet networks as they do from the major parcel carriers – as a hygiene factor rather than a ‘nice to have.’
Leicestershire-based Cobley Transport will start work on a £4m purpose-built home in Broughton Astley this summer, in what should be a transformational move for the business.
Stobart Group’s transport and distribution division, Eddie Stobart, saw revenue grow but profit fall in its most recent trading year, as it failed to cover increased costs through rate rises. For the 12 months ending 29 February turnover rose to £519.5m from £475.3m a year ago. However, pre-tax profit fell from £34.2m to £27.4m, due to cost increases of £4m “which have not been fully recovered through rate increases, mainly due to the increase in our customers’ costs”. Furthermore, £11.4m […]