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 […]
The head of Norbert Dentressangle’s (ND) UK logistics believes 2012 will see the operation cement its number one spot in ND’s overall international operations as the business shifts into another gear following the integration of TDG. In ND’s latest results, the UK outperformed all other countries to become its logisitic division’s key revenue contributor in 2011, generating 41% of the total. ND Logistics UK MD Malcolm Wilson tells MT.co.uk: “We’re in a great place; the business has a renewed scale […]
UK Pallets, the pallet network owned by UK Mail Group, was rocked by a 64% collapse in year-on-year profits in the year to 31 March, its parent company has revealed.