Fortec and Palletways have recruited new members in a bid to strengthen their regional presences in a recovering economy. Redditch logistics firm S Walker Transport is the latest recruit to Palletways, whilst Fortec has signed up Eminence Logistics and Boxley Haulage to its network. S Walker Transport will handle consignments for Palletways ranging from single pallet loads to large scale hauls. It will cover selected B and CV postcodes in the Birmingham and Coventry areas. The family run business, which […]
Many in the logistics industry were shocked to hear of the unexpected passing of Jim Scanlan, aged 59, on Monday 10 April, writes Ali Karim, MD of the Hazchem Network. Co-founder of The Pallet Network (TPN), Jim’s passion was always transport, from his time at United Transport, pallet network Fortec and as an agency driver. My memories of Jim (pictured right with myself) are of the time we spent co-founding Hazchem Network, with HW Coates, Deltion Software, a consortium of […]
Pollock (Scotrans) has acquired Blackburn-based haulier Gilbraith (TS) for an undisclosed seven figure sum, giving the Scottish operator extended reach into north-west England.