A Salvatori and Sons has gained better access to the A2, the port of Dover and to Salvatori Group’s sites in Rochester and Calais, after its parent company’s relocation to headquarters outside Canterbury. The new £5.5m Kent premises is “tailor-made” for the group’s activities, which include heavy and palletised haulage, as well as cold, ambient and palletised storage. More than £1.3m has been invested in a cold storage facility at the Aylesham Industrial Estate, which allows for the storage of more […]
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 […]
Palletways has launched a new business strategy that it claims will allow it to “dominate the pallet sector for years to come”, seeing its 100-plus UK haulier membership enter a new phase of sustainable growth.
Palletways has said a departure from the EU will inevitably create “new challenges” for the industry and the network, in the wake of the UK’s decision to end their membership.