Pallet networks need to find ways of raising more revenue from customers if more of them are not to go the way of UK Pallets, the boss of Bullet Express has warned. David McCutcheon, MD of Pall-Ex member Bullet Express, told MT in the wake of the collapse of UK Pallets this month, that he believed there were major issues coming for the sector that was “strangling itself” by not raising rates. “Rates need to be increased by 10-15%, to […]
Potter Group Logistics has credited stringent cost control, which hasn’t come at the expense of good customer service, for a 27% jump in annual pre-tax profit. Matthew Lamb, MD of Potter Group Logistics, said: “As always our focus is on delivering first class customer service. “We have achieved this while applying rigours controls on overheads across all areas of the business.” As a result, pre-tax profit in the year ended April 2012 was £1.04m (2011: £817,000), with turnover 2.8% ahead […]
Oxfordshire-based Interoute Transport Services has been placed into administration, and its transport business closed with immediate effect.
Pall-Ex has welcomed a trio of new network members off the back of its promise to support hauliers affected by the upcoming closure of UK Pallets.