S&S Distribution’s fleet investment programme and the loss of a local customer that relocated contributed to a fall in turnover and profit last year. In its latest annual results to 30 June 2017, Tonbridge, Kent-based S&S Distribution, which was bought by Palletline in May 2015, reported an 2.5% fall in turnover to £7.8m (2016: £8m) and an 17.7% fall in pre-tax profits to £269,896 (2016: £328,191). Palletline financial director Mark McColl told MT that Palletline is very happy with the […]
Pall-Ex has appointed Mark Tapper as its group operations director, less than a year after predecessor Kevin Morley was placed in an equivalent position.
Miniclipper Logistics is leaving Pall-Ex after more than 15 years with the network to join rival Palletline. The Leighton Buzzard-based firm was one of the founding members of Pall-Ex went it launched in 1996. Jayne Masters, sales director at Miniclipper, tells MT.co.uk that it wasn’t an easy decision to make. “Periodically, every two years we would review our position and look at other networks, but last summer there were one or two service issues and we also wanted to be […]
After two tough days of judging some superb entries, the shortlist for the 2015 Motor Transport Awards has been announced. DPD once again leads the pack, being shortlisted for four awards, while Cemex is up for two. The pallet networks are well represented, with Pall-Ex shortlisted in four categories, and Palletline, Palletways (UK) and Pallet-Track making one appearance each. The Apprenticeship category sees manufacturers, dealers and operators go head to head, with Cartwright, Cemex UK, Nagel Langdons, Norbert Dentressangle and […]