The road division of Europa Worldwide is leaving Palletline in a move the network describe as “a mutually agreeable strategic realignment for the company.” Europa will no longer be aligned to any pallet network as it shifts to focus on its own services and distribution network. Graham Leitch, Palletline MD, said: “Europa have been an excellent and respected member of Palletline for many years, and although any departure from our network family is a sad one, it of course is […]
John Hackling (Transport) saw pre-tax profit fall 45% last year, according to its latest annual results.
S&S Distribution saw a 3.2% decrease in turnover in the financial year ending 31 July 2013, but experienced an upturn in fortunes during the latter half of last year.
As the economy struggles, UK pallet networks continue to record year-on-year growth. The UK’s pallet networks shifted more than 15.3 million pallets last year, a 7.3% rise on the number moved in 2010. Data from the Association of Pallet Networks (APN) shows that while the UK, and beyond, has endured recession, the networks have continued to outperform the economy. Eight of the nine UK networks are APN members, representing more than 650 hauliers, almost 30,000 vehicles and 13 million ft2 […]