Pallet-Track has purchased Redhill-based Horley Road Services. The fourth generation business, which was a Palletforce member until a year ago, will cover the CR postcode area for the network. All existing members of staff are in the process of being transferred to Pallet-Track. Pallet-Track founder Nigel Parkes said that the move was one-off, and not the beginning of an acquisition strategy. The company was for sale, he told Motortransport.co.uk, because owner Iain Mays was looking to retire, and the opportunity […]
Pallet Network Palletforce has released a live-tracking iPhone app. Called Palletforce Pallet Tracking, the free app makes it possible to see exactly where a consignment is at any stage of its journey. Dean Hughes, Palletforce’s IT director, says: “It offers another quick and easy way for customers to track their deliveries from anywhere in the world.” The app uses information from Palletforce’s Alliance IT system to pinpoint where each consignment is. Customers need only to type in their delivery details […]
Palletforce and NFT Distribution owner EmergeVest has bought CM Downton for £75m.
After two tough days of judging some superb entries, the shortlist for the 2015 Motor Transport Awards has been announced. DPD once again leads the pack, being shortlisted for four awards, while Cemex is up for two. The pallet networks are well represented, with Pall-Ex shortlisted in four categories, and Palletline, Palletways (UK) and Pallet-Track making one appearance each. The Apprenticeship category sees manufacturers, dealers and operators go head to head, with Cartwright, Cemex UK, Nagel Langdons, Norbert Dentressangle and […]