Pallet networks buying member hauliers is a trend the sector will “definitely see more of” in the future, say the heads of Palletline and Pall-Ex. Both networks recently bought member operators to avoid losing their services when the owners retired. Palletline earlier this month bought ABE (Ledbury), which joined the network in 1994 and covers the WR, HR, LD and part of the SY postcodes. Bournemouth Airport-based Shears Brothers and the logistics arm of Basildon, Essex-based operator Bowden Transport, which […]
Profits at S&S Distribution rose almost 86% last year, as the Kent-based family firm placed emphasis on offering an “excellent service” to its customer base.
Oxfordshire-based Interoute Transport Services has been placed into administration, and its transport business closed with immediate effect.
Pall-Ex has said it is “saddened” by the UK’s decision to leave the European Union and reiterated its warning that the forthcoming Brexit will “deeply” affect the supply chain.