Investment firm Kinaxia is on the hunt for further acquisitions following the purchase of Palletline member Panic Transport (Contracts). It is its sixth acquisition in five years and the first paid for from a war chest of £25m, secured in January last year. The purchase of Rugby-based Panic Transport (Contracts) last month means Kinaxia now has four Palletline members in its stable – the others being William Kirk, Foulger Transport, and Lambert Bros. Motortansport.co.uk understands Kinaxia made a bid for […]
The United Pallet Network (UPN) has upgraded its IT to provide real-time, instant pricing, quotes and online ordering for Europe, as it looks to facilitate more cross border trade within its membership.
Many in the logistics industry were shocked to hear of the unexpected passing of Jim Scanlan, aged 59, on Monday 10 April, writes Ali Karim, MD of the Hazchem Network. Co-founder of The Pallet Network (TPN), Jim’s passion was always transport, from his time at United Transport, pallet network Fortec and as an agency driver. My memories of Jim (pictured right with myself) are of the time we spent co-founding Hazchem Network, with HW Coates, Deltion Software, a consortium of […]