Fortec is ramping up its warehouse operative development, with all existing and future staff at its newly expanded Watford Gap hub set to receive bespoke in-house forklift training. The pallet network is anticipating strong growth this year and next, and spent £6,000 gaining two of its staff Association of Industrial Truck Trainers accreditation. Newly qualified Dalwyn Leddington and Sergio Pereira (pictured below) are now able to train new warehouse staff members, which Fortec said is a big advantage in that […]
Leicester-based Premier Logistics has extended its coverage within the Pall-Ex pallet network, following its purchase of the business and assets of Cobley Transport (Reading) last year.
West Bromwich-based Sheldon Clayton Group has acquired the Wednesbury, West Midlands operation of Manchester warehousing and transport firm CFT Services for an undisclosed sum. The move will see all 30 staff at CFT’s Wednesbury operation move to Sheldon Clayton’s 12-acre, West Bromwich site. Sheldon Clayton group MD Stephen Pollock said the acquisition would add over £3m to the group’s turnover, which has risen from £5m four years ago to £20m now, including the CFT operation. Sheldon Clayton, which has 240,000ft² […]
Arrival of new owners in the pallet sector drove Pallet-Track to increase its financial firepower through share sale
The sale of a controlling stake in Pallet-Track to TPA Capital in March was heavily influenced by the arrival of a new wave of deep-pocketed owners within the sector, its MD has revealed.