South Wales haulier Hicks Logistics is leaving Fortec to join The Pallet Network (TPN), and has begun running for the latter while it works its notice. Under the deal the firm has taken over the north Bristol, Avonmouth and South Gloucestershire areas from former TPN member David Hathaway Transport. David Hathaway Transport, which was operating in the area for both TPN and Palletforce, will continue its membership of Palletforce. Hicks Logistics transport director Simon Hicks told Motortransport.co.uk: “We were largely happy […]
Fortec has launched a corporate division as it looks to expand its reach with larger, national customers and attract more “blue-chip” clients to the network. The Daventry-based pallet network says the new division was necessary as national and international accounts often require too much funding upfront for individual network members to be able to take on. Neil Hodgson, Fortec MD, says: “This type of business is beyond [most members’] reach in terms of financial risk and scale. However, through bringing […]
Simpsons Logistics transferred 70 employees to another company when HMRC attempted to wind it up and agreements with APC Overnight and The Pallet Express (TPN) were cancelled, according to administrators.
The United Pallet Network (UPN) has extended its lease at its Fradley Park central-hub location.