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 […]
Pall-Ex has moved to ensure coverage continuity in the South-west by buying Cornish network member Intercounty Distribution for £700,000. The company based on the Pennygillam Industrial Estate in Launceston has an O-licence for up to 22 vehicles and eight trailers. It has been a Pall-Ex member for 14 years. Pall-Ex MD Adrian Russell said: “The opportunity was presented to us after Intercounty’s MD Nick Coombes announced his retirement earlier this year. We are happy that Nick has decided to stay […]
Fortec has launched a new European service which will see it make daily and scheduled deliveries through parent company Geodis’s network.
The Potter Group has officially begun marketing itself as a Palletline member, following its takeover of pallet network member House of James in May. Palletline now has a dedicated page with contact details on the Ripon-based multi-modal company’s website, after Potter received permission to join from the network’s executive early this year. Potter’s takeover of House of James created a £33m company, adding 100,000ft² of warehousing space, 35 vehicles and 55 trailers to its fleet. The House of James brand […]