Shareholder status and “attractive” postal codes lured West Bromwich-based haulier Warley Carriers away from TPN to Pallet-Track. The family owned firm, which specialises in transporting automotive and retail goods between the UK and Ireland, will operate the Walsall (WS) and Birmingham B66 postcodes for Pallet-Track. The firm, which runs a fleet of around 50 trucks and 30 trailers across three sites in West Bromwich, Belfast and Dublin, has opened a new warehouse next to its headquarters in West Bromwich, which […]
Investment firm Kinaxia is on the hunt for further acquisitions following the purchase of Palletline member Panic Transport (Contracts).
Parcel carrier CitySprint saw delivery volumes drop in London during the Games. The company, which handles B2B and consumer deliveries, made 75,000 deliveries to London postcodes during the Games. This was a 12% drop in volume compared with the 16 days proceeding the event (23 June to 7 July). Patrick Gallagher, chief executive of CitySprint, suggests the threat of traffic and congestion, as well as more people working from home during the period, likely reduced demand for couriers. However, the […]
Once again the UK’s nine pallet networks bucked the general trend within logistics in 2012, delivering another year of growth. While Greece teetered on the precipice, dragging the whole eurozone deeper into its protracted economic malaise, Europe remained the focal point for many of the UK’s networks looking for the next big thing. European market leader Palletways faces competition with Pall-Ex’s ambitious European plans remaining on course despite the economic headwinds from the Continent, and Palletforce finally revealing its hand […]