Palletforce will begin work on a £20m “super hub” next to its existing Burton upon Trent site this year. Signalling a year of investment following EmergeVest’s £30m purchase of the pallet network in 2015, the new hub will stand on land next to its home at Callister Way. The purpose-built facility will link to its existing hub and be online by early 2017. The hub will double pallet capacity on-site, from about 15,000 pallets a night to 30,000. Once complete, […]
Many in the logistics industry were shocked to hear of the unexpected passing of Jim Scanlan, aged 59, on Monday 10 April, writes Ali Karim, MD of the Hazchem Network. Co-founder of The Pallet Network (TPN), Jim’s passion was always transport, from his time at United Transport, pallet network Fortec and as an agency driver. My memories of Jim (pictured right with myself) are of the time we spent co-founding Hazchem Network, with HW Coates, Deltion Software, a consortium of […]
Pallet network TPN has signed Central Logistics Solutions (CLS) to cover Leicester postcodes.
UK Mail Group has written down the value of its struggling UK Pallets business, revealing a £7.3m impairment charge relating to goodwill dating from its purchase in 2003.