Pall-Ex will open a hub operation in Bulgaria by the middle of next year, the pallet network has said. The European palletised freight specialist will commence operations in Bulgaria by mid 2016 through a partnership with Econt. Econt operates more than 40% of the parcel market in Bulgaria via 14 logistics centres, and also works across Greece and Romania. Pall-Ex is seeking further partnerships in Germany, Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic and Scandinavia as part of its expansion strategy in Europe. […]
Palletline has named former ARR Craib group distribution director Graham Leitch as its new MD.
Kinaxia Logistics will buy its 11th haulier by the end of the year, according to director Peter Fields.
The industry needs to re-examine its relationship with its customers if it is to end the rate squeeze, according to Bullet Express MD David McCutcheon. Responding to news last week that despite growth in the pallet sector, rates remained under acute pressure, McCutcheon said: “As a haulier of more than 22 years, rates have never been better for clients.” McCutcheon, who is a Pall-Ex member and has a 50-strong fleet of vehicles, said: “While pallet networks remain invaluable to hauliers, […]