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 […]
Palletways has struck a deal with Royal Mail’s Parcelforce Worldwide to deliver palletised express freight on behalf of the parcels company.
The Association of Pallet Networks (APN) said its members had “robust continuity plans” and appropriate safety measures in place to continue deliveries during the country’s second lockdown.
Pallet network Palletforce, which is part of the EV Cargo group, has completed the divestment of its haulier members.