As Palletline celebrates its 25th year, we caught up with long-serving former chairman Trevor Ellis. Trevor Ellis, chairman of Rutland-based CS Ellis, had an unusual introduction to pallet network Palletline. “I was at a Transport Association dinner in London and was offered Leicestershire,” Ellis said, outlining the sort of deal that feels more in keeping with the Royal Family. “It was bizarre. It wasn’t Bob [Russet, a network founder] that roped me in; it was John Rayner of Rayner’s Transport, […]
The assets and business of Palletline Logistics (Midlands) were bought for £71,000 in a pre-pack deal in July by newly formed Global Logistics Central on the same day the former went into administration, according to administrator RSM Tenon.
Palletline saw revenues grow by 2.4% last year, although profits slipped in its logistics businesses due to a shortage of drivers.
John Hackling (Transport) saw pre-tax profit fall 45% last year, according to its latest annual results.