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 […]
Pall-Ex is well placed to deal with any short-term consequences from Brexit but believes any reduction in the availability of EU labour could hurt the UK’s transport industry.
Fortec has welcomed six new members to its network, five of which have joined the pallet distribution sector for the first time.
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 […]