Kinaxia Logistics has added the ninth haulier to its rapidly expanding stable, rescuing Bollington-based BC Transport from administration. The Cheshire haulier is a founder member of the Palletforce pallet network and has an O-licence authorising up to 35 vehicles and 26 trailers, with a staff of 50. It joins a rapidly expanding group comprising Bay Freight, William Kirk, NC Cammack and Sons, Foulger Transport, Lambert Brothers Haulage, Panic Transport, Maidens of Telford and, Mark Thompson Transport. BC Transport was formed […]
Pallet Network Palletforce has released a live-tracking iPhone app. Called Palletforce Pallet Tracking, the free app makes it possible to see exactly where a consignment is at any stage of its journey. Dean Hughes, Palletforce’s IT director, says: “It offers another quick and easy way for customers to track their deliveries from anywhere in the world.” The app uses information from Palletforce’s Alliance IT system to pinpoint where each consignment is. Customers need only to type in their delivery details […]
Norbert Dentressangle’s five-year, £100m contract with Comet is in the hands of administrator Deloitte following the biggest high street collapse since Woolworths in 2008. Wincanton, Comet’s previous logistics partner, walked away from a warehousing and distribution deal with Comet on 30 April after it was unable to agree terms with OpCapita, the equity company that bought the chain at the start of 2012 from Kesa Electricals. A spokeswoman for ND said: “We continue to operate our contracts with Comet Group, […]
Kinaxia Logistics director Peter Fields has described his latest purchase, BC Transport, as a “good solid business with great people” that ultimately stumbled as it was carrying too much debt.