Palletways has recruited Fusion Supply Chain Solutions (Fusion SCS) and Cammack Transport into its pallet network. Nottingham-based Fusion SCS will cover the Leicester postcodes and handle more than 600 pallets a week for the network. Cammack TRansport, based in Cheshire will operate in the Crewe area and distribute more than 240 pallets a week for Palletways. Fusion SCS logistics manager David Coleman said: “Our customer base for both haulage and warehousing has grown over the past few years and joining […]
Former TNT Express chairman and chief executive Marie-Christine Lombard has taken up the position of chief executive of Geodis. Having left the parcel firm last month, Lombard will take up the position vacated by former chief executive Jean-Louis Demeulenaere. She will oversee the firm’s transport and logistics division, Geodis Calberson. Jean-Louis Demeulenaere is leaving Geodis to “pursue new projects”, according to a company statement issued yesterday. The appointment comes as of a governance shake-up by the board of directors, which […]
Former staff at Duncan Adams are taking legal action against the Grangemouth haulier for failing to consult on their redundancies.
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, […]