Palletline has appointed two new directors to its board. Former head of strategic development Glenn Baker, who joined the network last year, will take the role of network director. His 30 year career in road transport has also included senior roles at both Palletways and Norbert Dentressangle (now XPO Logistics). Baker said he is “committed to ensuring Palletline maintains its position as the premier pallet network with a keen focus on quality and efficiency”. Palletline MD Graham Leitch said: “The […]
Rental and leasing company Ryder has named Simon Ranner as UK operations director.
The Potter Group has officially begun marketing itself as a Palletline member, following its takeover of pallet network member House of James in May. Palletline now has a dedicated page with contact details on the Ripon-based multi-modal company’s website, after Potter received permission to join from the network’s executive early this year. Potter’s takeover of House of James created a £33m company, adding 100,000ft² of warehousing space, 35 vehicles and 55 trailers to its fleet. The House of James brand […]
Cross-channel disruption and the migrant crisis, combined with bad debts arising from the steel crisis, saw Laser Transport International suffer a tough second half in 2015.