Plans to launch a Chinese division of Palletforce are “well underway”, with a pilot expected to take place in Shanghai next year. The network’s chief executive Michael Conroy told MT that the Chinese business won’t carry the Palletforce name because of translation issues, but that it will be a division of the business. “It’s exciting,” said Conroy. “It’s a great British success story. The pallet sector has done fabulously and we’re taking something great over there. We’ve worked with Chinese […]
NFT is to venture south with the opening of a major warehouse as it eyes a larger slice of the £34bn of food imports to the UK. It hopes the move will help increase its annual turnover from £170m to £250m within four years.
John Jempson and Son saw profit more than double in 2015 boosted by the sale of its Palletforce shares.
The continuing rise in internet shopping and an increase in the carriage of hi-tech and high-value goods helped members of the Association of Pallet Networks (APN) deliver a strong performance in 2015.