The sale of its Palletforce shares after the purchase of the pallet network last year by EmergeVest sent Farrall’s’ profit soaring in 2015. Farrall’s, which celebrates its 60th anniversary this year and was a Palletforce founder member, saw a 220% jump in pre-tax profit for the year ended 31 December 2015, from £309,189 to £969,852. The Chester-based company said its performance had also been strengthened by “significant rationalisation” at the company. MD Jim Perry told Motortransport.co.uk: “During 2015 a total commercial […]
The MD of Currie European has warned that customer rates must increase in 2014, to keep pace with the growing cost of running a haulage business.
New Pall-Ex Group MD Kevin Buchanan has said he wishes to transform the business into the “undisputed market leader” within three years by refocusing its efforts on developing the business in the UK and Europe.
Walkers Transport has been appointed main haulier for SD Parr in a deal that will see it move around 2,000 pallets per year for the glaced fruits and bakery products distributor. Leeds-based Walkers secured the contract with Barnsley-based SD Parr after a competitive tender and will be responsible for storing and delivering SD Parr’s products throughout the country. John Pedley, MD at SD Parr, said that Walkers’ network, warehousing facilities and IT system meet its business needs. “We see Walkers […]