Palletline has appointed former City Link regional network manager, Richard Gutsell, as its new head of hub operations. The announcement comes after Palletline revealed its new MD would be former ARR Craib group distribution director, Graham Leitch, who takes the reins following former boss Kevin Buchanan’s exit from the pallet network last summer. Buchanan subsequently took up the post of MD at rival network Pall-Ex last November. Gutsell will be responsible for the day-to-day running of Palletline’s multi-hub operations while […]
Palletline saw revenues grow by 2.4% last year, although profits slipped in its logistics businesses due to a shortage of drivers.
S&S Distribution saw a 3.2% decrease in turnover in the financial year ending 31 July 2013, but experienced an upturn in fortunes during the latter half of last year.
An increasing shortage of quality hauliers is forcing pallet networks to look at ever more creative solutions to the problem of recruiting new members.