NFT owner EmergeVest had made a £30m bid for pallet network Palletforce. The acquisition, which remains subject to shareholder approval, will bring investment and also the opportunity to take the Burton-upon-Trent business global thanks to EmergeVest’s logistics interests in he UK and China. Palletforce, which was founded in 2001 by Mick Scarlett, has 88 shareholder haulier members and had a turnover of £18.4m in the year to 31 August 2014 (from network fees). Total network revenue (including deliveries by the […]
Truswell Haulage has left Palletforce for Palletline in order to centralise pallet operations around its hub.
DPD DPD’s morning delivery operation had become a victim of the company’s own success. With volumes rising 10% a year, by 2018, DPD’s 65 depots were stretched to their limits with deliveries increasingly delayed. Something had to change. DPD’s solution was to use handpicked staff, including experienced DPD drivers, to develop a new route optimisation system. Using Quantum, DPD’s 7,000 drivers now hit the road 45 minutes earlier than before and are routed more efficiently to delivery addresses. Improvements include […]
Palletways has recruited Fusion Supply Chain Solutions (Fusion SCS) and Cammack Transport into its pallet network.