When Kevin Buchanan announced he was leaving Palletline after seven years as MD, it was a surprise. When he was subsequently appointed group MD of fierce rival Pall-Ex, it was a shock. Palletline is owned by its members, Pall-Ex is still owned by its founder, chairman and CEO (and former Dragon) Hilary Devey. Both Palletline and Pall-Ex have claimed to have invented the pallet network model, both claim to be the leaders, innovators and quality operators in the market and […]
Palletforce is to expand operations in the South East, with plans to open a southern hub, following its acquisition of QTR Transport earlier this year.
Pall-Ex has recruited ex-operator Graham Murray to its board in the role of director of strategic development.
Palletways member Rase Distribution has introduced a 750kg weight limit on tail-lift deliveries to domestic addresses after a risk assessment by owners HW Coates concluded that the network’s 1-tonne limit was putting the firm’s drivers at risk.