Palletways member H&M Distribution has purchased Warrington-based Orion Express Services for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition of Orion Express comes 15 months after H&M Distribution acquired general haulier Hunt Brothers’ transport division in November 2016. H&M Distribution, which has depots in Warrington, St Neots, Gloucester and Birmingham, said the purchase of fellow Palletways member Orion Express Services, is expected to boost pallet movements at the firm’s north west depot by 12%. H&M Distribution added that it has “significantly” increased its […]
Pall-Ex is well placed to deal with any short-term consequences from Brexit but believes any reduction in the availability of EU labour could hurt the UK’s transport industry.
The Pall-Ex pallet network has signed up MT Top 100 company C Butt as a member. The Northamptonshire based company will start operations for Pall-Ex on 8 October. It will serve the CV postcodes, before expanding into the NN postcode region next year. Adrian Russell, chief executive of Pall-Ex, said: “C Butt is a key player in logistics, and its capacity means that it can cover a large area very effectively for the Pall-Ex network.” C Butt will operate two […]
Sovereign Transport has won a contract to become the sole haulier for online bathroom retailer Victorian Plumbing.