Greater Manchester-based haulier H&B Logistics has joined pallet network Pallet-Track as part of a drive to grow the business. Sales director Darren Platt told Motortransport.co.uk that the company had quit rival network UPN and joined Pallet-Track as part of plans to grow. Platt said the company has already experienced rapid growth during the past 18 months after expanding its fleet and moving to larger premises at Westwood Business Park in Chadderton last year. H&B Logistics employs 30 staff and runs […]
The UK’s continuing economic malaise is creating new business opportunities for pallet networks as own-account operators look to slim down their vehicle fleets, according to the boss of Pall-Ex.
Pallet network Fortec has achieved The Investors in Excellence Standard. It joins the likes of DHL Supply Chain within the road transport sector, and professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, credit checker Experian and manufacturer Bombardier beyond. The standard is a framework to help businesses assess their performance and improve it. Ian Nield, chief executive of Investors in Excellence, said: “We have been hugely impressed with the attitude and commitment shown by Fortec Distribution Network to achieving the Investors in Excellence standard.” […]
Palletline has bought network member S&S Distribution, in a first for the pallet network.