Pall-Ex has reignited its European expansion push and will have almost doubled its existing network on the continent by early next year. With Italy and Iberia up and running, the pallet network outlined ambitious plans to Motortransport.co.uk in summer 2011 to have 15 master franchisee agreements in place across the continent by 2015. Although its fourth partner, De Rijke in France, was signed up by 2012 and running just a year later, there was a hiatus until Benelux came on […]
Pallet networks have so far failed to heed a call by Palletline to join it in reducing maximum pallet weights on tail-lift deliveries – though a number of them say they are considering the issue.
Lincolnshire-based Cartwright Bros (Haulage) has been voted 2012 Depot of the Year by fellow member of the Pall-Ex pallet network. They collected their award from chief executive Hilary Devery and MD Adrian Russell in front of 350 guests at the network’s annual dinner dance and award ceremony at the Celtic Manor resort, south Wales. The awards presented on the night were: Depot of the Year Winner: Cartwright Bros (Haulage) Runner up: LinkLine Express Services 3rd place: 1st Class Transport Outstanding Contribution to the Network Winner: LinkLine […]
2015 saw some shocks in the market; FedEx bidding for TNT Express; XPO Logistics buying Norbert Dentressangle and BCA Marketplace buying Eddie Stobart’s automotive business. But they weren’t the only acquisitions in a year packed with M&A activity. We take a look at some of the deals that changed the industry.