Palletline member ARR Craib has purchased fellow Scottish haulage firm McCaul Haulage for an undisclosed sum. The employees, trading assets and trade of Aberdeen-based McCaul Haulage transferred to ARR Craib today (9 February), facilitating the retirement of owner Tim McCaul. The deal includes 14 vehicles and 19 trailers (a mix of curtainsiders and flatbeds). ARR Craib said the majority of the staff would move to its Dyce depot, which already employs a workforce of 430 across its four locations nationwide. […]
The issue of significant downward rate-pressure remains the elephant in the room despite continued volume growth in the pallet sector, according to network heads. Speaking after the Association of Pallet Networks revealed its members had experienced volume growth of more than 4% in the first half of the year (compared to 7.9% in 2011), Adam Leonard, MD of The Pallet Network , said the sector was at risk of repeating the mistakes previously made in the independent parcels sector. “There’s […]
The road division of Europa Worldwide is leaving Palletline in a move the network describe as “a mutually agreeable strategic realignment for the company.”
Parcel carrier Worldwide Logistics and Distribution (WWLD) has acquired two-man delivery firm HTH Logistics, which trades as Home Direct Logistics.