Palletforce is looking to take advantage of inevitable consolidation in the pallet sector with its new £50m hub, according to chief executive Michael Conroy. The Burton-on-Trent site, which opened on 10 August, has the capacity to handle 30,000 pallets a night, with 450 HGV parking spaces across the 38-acre site. The 620,000ft2 facility, next to its existing 380,000ft2 hub, accounts for most of the £65m parent company EmergeVest has spent on Palletforce since it bought it for £30m in 2015. […]
John Jempson and Son saw profit more than double in 2015 boosted by the sale of its Palletforce shares.
Canute Group’s former pallet network is seeking to have the business wound up next month if it refuses to settle a bill of £47,489.35.
Palletline has appointed a new MD to head up its directly owned members business, Palletline Logistics, after the combined turnover of the hauliers within in it sailed past £30m.