Farrall’s Transport has appointed Jim Perry (pictured) as its new MD, following a restructure of its senior management team. Former MD Mike Farrall will take on the role of company chairman. The Chester-based operator said the management shuffle follows a period of “exponential growth” in the business, including a £3.5m investment in its Deeside warehousing facility. Perry told MotorTransport.co.uk: “The business is going through an exciting phase of development that will enhance our position in the market place and I […]
Regional hauliers will not survive in the long term if their only income is from pallet network membership, according to Simon Nelson, MD of Nelson Distribution.
Pall-Ex has confirmed C Butt will be taking on the postcode currently run by Mainland, following the latter’s merger with Knights of Old. Kettering-based Knights of Old is a member of the Palletforce network, while Northampton’s Mainland runs in the Pall-Ex network. The businesses merged last year. From the 1 June Mainland officially became part of Knights of Old, with its brand and livery now retired in favour of the blue and yellow of Knights. Cris Stephenson, deputy MD at […]
EmergeVest, the Hong Kong-based private-equity investor that has acquired CM Downton, NFT Distribution and Palletforce over the past four years, has merged its road transport and logistics assets into one company: EV Cargo.