From Palletforce’s new £50m super hub to Pall-Ex’s expansion across Europe, 2017 has been an exciting year for the pallet networks. MT takes a look back at what the year held for the sector’s players. Palletforce Palletforce continued to make noises about network acquisition this year, and chief executive Michael Conroy said that its newly opened £50m hub positioned it perfectly for consolidation. The Second hub opened on 10 August, and is joined with the original at Burton-upon-Trent. Palletforce now […]
Pallet-Track members have backed a move to increase the pallet network’s internal delivery rate to pay for power-assisted delivery equipment to address weight concerns.
The Potter Group has officially begun marketing itself as a Palletline member, following its takeover of pallet network member House of James in May. Palletline now has a dedicated page with contact details on the Ripon-based multi-modal company’s website, after Potter received permission to join from the network’s executive early this year. Potter’s takeover of House of James created a £33m company, adding 100,000ft² of warehousing space, 35 vehicles and 55 trailers to its fleet. The House of James brand […]