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, […]
Kent-based family haulier Alan Firmin has left Palletforce to join Pallet-Track as it pushes for further growth in 2017.
Potter Group Logistics has credited stringent cost control, which hasn’t come at the expense of good customer service, for a 27% jump in annual pre-tax profit. Matthew Lamb, MD of Potter Group Logistics, said: “As always our focus is on delivering first class customer service. “We have achieved this while applying rigours controls on overheads across all areas of the business.” As a result, pre-tax profit in the year ended April 2012 was £1.04m (2011: £817,000), with turnover 2.8% ahead […]