Richard Simpson, CEO of Leeds-based Walkers Transport, is typical of the new breed of logistics business owners who have not been brought up in transport and so have a fresh view of the industry and its future. He explains his vision to Steve Hobson Walkers Transport was formed in 1977 and until October 2017 was owned by Nigel Jenkinson, the son of the company’s founder. Jenkinson had a clear plan that he did not want to pass on the business […]
James Wilson, the man behind the transformation of Palletways into the UK’s largest pallet network, is to retire.
Condor Logistics has partially blamed the government’s decision to scrap the Low Value Consignment Relief (LVCR) from goods imported from the Channel Islands for the failure of the company, which will close down later this year. The firm was part of Condor Group, which also provides a sea freight service that will still continue to operate, and specialised in delivering between the UK and the Channel Islands. Despite seeing an increase of 120 consignments per day after it joined Palletways […]
Haulage operator EFS Global has become the latest company to join pallet network Palletways.