Ketra Logistics has acquired fellow Palletways member IEFS to expand its coverage in London. Ketra MD Martyn Young takes over the Barking-based business from Derek Best, who has retired after more than 20 years at the helm. Young said the two companies will continue to operate independently. The purchase of IEFS, which specialises in next-day palletised distribution, increases Ketra’s fleet by 60%. According to accounts filed at Companies House for the year to 31/1/16 Ketra Logistics had an annual turnover […]
Palletways has become the first pallet network to achieve Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) accreditation for its Owned Member Depots business. FORS is a voluntary certification scheme aimed at ensuring fleet operators in London maintain high standards, it includes the fitting of cycle-safety equipment and training as one of its components. Palletways has received bronze level accreditation across its network of owned operation sites. “We will be making full use of the accreditation and access to materials to further enhance […]
Palletways member H&M Distribution has purchased Warrington-based Orion Express Services for an undisclosed sum.
Nigel Rice Transport has won a nationwide distribution contract with DIY product manufacturer Bartoline.