Palletforce has bought another haulier with the purchase of QTR Transport near Newbury. The pallet network said the acquisition will give it a stronger presence in West London and the Midlands, as well as increased access to the A34 and M4. Palletforce added that ownership of the business and its depot would enable it to look into building a southern hub. QTR was part of the Palletline pallet network. QTR Transport was founded in 1981 by Paul White, and has […]
Since July last year, the UK pallet networks have been facing the prospect of a new network entering the market. Principle Pallets is the brainchild of former Fortec directors Neil Hodgson and Marcus Fischer but Fortec network director Dave Spong and general manager operations Chris Dennigan (pictured above) tell MT that they haven’t heard much about the new venture. “Our members are telling us they have heard absolutely nothing from Principle,” says Dennigan. “They are on at least six months […]
A range of support measures introduced by Palletforce in order to protect members and maintain volumes during the Covid-19 pandemic has helped the network achieve “record” demand.
Gloucestershire-based Richard Read (Transport) is to close its transport business at the end of the month because it can no longer see a way to run it profitably.