Countrywide Freight Group has sourced and opened a new depot in just eight weeks to meet a major client’s urgent request for a dedicated logistics operation to service the Dudley, Walsall and Wolverhampton areas. The 21,927ft² site on the Pensett Estate in Kingswinford is Countrywide Freight’s ninth depot. The firm’s other depots are in Manchester, London, Melton Mowbray, Gateshead, Rhyl, Llandrindod Wells, County Antrim and Dublin. Speaking to Motortransport.co.uk, Mike Crookes, Countrywide Freight commercial and marketing director, said: “One 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.
Once again the UK’s nine pallet networks bucked the general trend within logistics in 2012, delivering another year of growth. While Greece teetered on the precipice, dragging the whole eurozone deeper into its protracted economic malaise, Europe remained the focal point for many of the UK’s networks looking for the next big thing. European market leader Palletways faces competition with Pall-Ex’s ambitious European plans remaining on course despite the economic headwinds from the Continent, and Palletforce finally revealing its hand […]