A huge increase in continental e-commerce over the coming years means staying in Europe is crucial to the future of Pall-Ex, said group MD Kevin Buchanan. Buchanan said there were signs that the recent phenomenal growth of e-commerce in the UK could be slowing, but that cross-border commercial transactions were predicted to swell by 30%. “Currently, UK exports into the EU are worth an estimated £211bn to our economy,” he said. “To keep the business sustainable, we want to push […]
Knights of Old (KOO) was founded in 1865 by William Knight with a single horse and cart, and has grown steadily and today runs 169 trucks and 185 trailers. The modern history of the company really starts in 2000, when it moved to its present base on a ten acre site in Kettering, which now includes 120,000sq ft of warehousing. In 2011 the company took another big step forward with the merger with Northampton-based Mainland Group, adding around £10m revenue […]
The United Pallet Network has revealed the identity of the first of its European service partners as Brownhills, West Mids-based Twente Express.
Pallet network Pall-Ex has welcomed its first new member as the result of its pledge to offer support to the hauliers and customers of the failed UK Pallets network.