Bullet Express is set to move to a new storage facility, having filled its current warehouse just over a year after moving in. The Glasgow-based haulier is moving from East Kilbride to a larger facility in Baillieston, where it will have space for more than 20,000 pallets. Though Bullet is traditionally a haulage firm MD Dave McCutcheon said that with margins tightening across the board, the company had been “looking at low-hanging fruit” and decided to move into storage. “This […]
The boss of Eddie Stobart Logistics has endorsed Chep’s collaborative transportation programme, which, according to the pallet manufacturer, saved participants more than 900,000 road miles last year.
The issue of significant downward rate-pressure remains the elephant in the room despite continued volume growth in the pallet sector, according to network heads. Speaking after the Association of Pallet Networks revealed its members had experienced volume growth of more than 4% in the first half of the year (compared to 7.9% in 2011), Adam Leonard, MD of The Pallet Network , said the sector was at risk of repeating the mistakes previously made in the independent parcels sector. “There’s […]
More than 200 drivers and warehouse staff at Indesit UK are to carry out four days of industrial action from the end of next week.