Palletline has officially opened its Coventry hub, which acts as a consolidation point for its rapidly growing work for online retailer Amazon. Revealed by MT in January of this year, the hub has been up and running for several weeks but was given a launch event on Monday (30 April). Located at Siskin Parkway West, Middlemarch Business Park, the hub was officially opened by TV presenter and race driver Tiff Needell (pictured right with Palletline MD Graham Leitch). The new […]
S&S Distribution, the Kent-based haulier snapped up by Palletline last year, recorded a pre-tax loss shortly after its purchase, newly published accounts show.
The issue of significant downward rate-pressure remains the elephant in the room despite continued volume growth in the pallet sector, according to network heads. Speaking after the Association of Pallet Networks revealed its members had experienced volume growth of more than 4% in the first half of the year (compared to 7.9% in 2011), Adam Leonard, MD of The Pallet Network , said the sector was at risk of repeating the mistakes previously made in the independent parcels sector. “There’s […]
Kinaxia Logistics has snapped up its seventh haulage firm in just over five years, with Telford-based AJ Maiden & Son, which trades as Maiden’s of Telford, joining the fold.