Brit European Transport has pulled out of the UK carpet distribution business following the voluntary liquidation of its Belgium-based sister company, which specialises in the warehousing and distribution of carpets to the UK. The company insisted that the demise of Zeebrugge-based Brit European Transport NV would not have any long term impact on the group’s business in the UK. The company said the voluntary liquidation was prompted by “unsustainable” delivery rates, high employment costs, foreign exchange pressures and European red […]
Pall-Ex has signed its fourth European partner and launched its first all-new livery since Hilary Devey founded the pallet network in 1996. The new principal national partner, which can’t be named, will run Pall-Ex France as key-franchisee for the territory. Pall-Ex France will have a central hub in the Orleans region of France, and the new partner plans to be up and running by the final quarter of this year. The deal keeps Pall-Ex on course to realise its plan […]
Pall-Ex is targeting Slovakia and the Czech Republic as its next European network, having also recently begun searching for a franchise partner in Bulgaria.
Logistics UK has reacted with optimism to the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) reached today (24 December) between the UK and EU but has cautioned that there is still much to be done to protect the nation’s supply chains, and the economy as a whole.