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 […]
Gloucestershire-based Richard Read (Transport) has quit Pall-Ex to re-join United Pallet Network (UPN).
Clipper Logistics has announced the acquisition of German logistics firm R Geist Spedition.
Derbyshire’s Bow Distribution has moved from UK Pallets to the United Pallet Network (UPN), ending an eight-year relationship with its former network. Bow made the switch last month and is covering the same DE postcode for UPN. It has been replaced at UK Pallets by Allegro Transport. Andy Bowd, chairman at Bow Distribution, says: “With UPN we now have access to micro and quarter pallets and can therefore offer our customers a greater range of product.” Bowd adds that UPN’s […]