Pall-Ex wished itself a happy 20th birthday at the end of November, with a dinner and dance at Newport’s Celtic Manor Resort. The event was attended by a host of long-standing and new members, including Bullet Express, 1st Class Transport and Cartwright Bros Haulage, all of which picked up awards on the night. The network moved a total of 117 pallets on its first night of operation on 29 November 1996, which has evolved into nightly volumes exceeding 10,000 pallets. […]
Pallet network Pall-Ex has welcomed its first new member as the result of its pledge to offer support to the hauliers and customers of the failed UK Pallets network.
Pall-Ex has appointed Mark Tapper as its group operations director, less than a year after predecessor Kevin Morley was placed in an equivalent position.
West Bromwich-based Sheldon Clayton Group has acquired the Wednesbury, West Midlands operation of Manchester warehousing and transport firm CFT Services for an undisclosed sum. The move will see all 30 staff at CFT’s Wednesbury operation move to Sheldon Clayton’s 12-acre, West Bromwich site. Sheldon Clayton group MD Stephen Pollock said the acquisition would add over £3m to the group’s turnover, which has risen from £5m four years ago to £20m now, including the CFT operation. Sheldon Clayton, which has 240,000ft² […]