Shakespeare Transport is leaving Palletways to join rival network Palletforce. The Aylesford, Kent-based firm replaces Palletforce member Firmin, which recently quit Palletforce for Pallet-Track. Shakespeare Transport, which was bought in 2015 by Pallet-Track member Matthew Kibble Transport, will cover the Kent area for Palletforce. Matthew Kibble, owner of Shakespeare Transport, said he had chosen Palletforce for his acquisition because the network had complementary objectives and had invested significantly in infrastructure and IT. He said: “We will see a reduction of […]
Palletways has said a departure from the EU will inevitably create “new challenges” for the industry and the network, in the wake of the UK’s decision to end their membership.
The third generation of family firm Farrall’s Group has stepped forward to take over the reins of the business.
Palletways (UK) saw turnover increase to £163.7m in the year to 31 May 2015 (2014: £146m), according to its latest accounts published at Companies House.