Arthur Oakley Transport has recruited a new sales manager as it sets its views on expanding the business. The Palletways member hired Delia Hynds from fellow Palletways member International Forwarding. With seven years of experience in the sector, Hynds has also worked for TNT and Palletforce. Roger Oakley, owner of Arthur Oakley Transport, said the move complemented growth plans for the business, which include the construction of a new 10,000ft2 high bay warehouse this year. He added: “Appointing Delia demonstrates […]
Circle Express has become Palletforce’s third new member of 2017, while Palletways has welcomed a new haulier in the Leicester area.
Pall-Ex has restructured a number of its member postcodes in a move that sees two new members join the network from rival Palletways.
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 […]