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 […]
The Potter Group has officially begun marketing itself as a Palletline member, following its takeover of pallet network member House of James in May. Palletline now has a dedicated page with contact details on the Ripon-based multi-modal company’s website, after Potter received permission to join from the network’s executive early this year. Potter’s takeover of House of James created a £33m company, adding 100,000ft² of warehousing space, 35 vehicles and 55 trailers to its fleet. The House of James brand […]
Potter Group Logistics has credited stringent cost control, which hasn’t come at the expense of good customer service, for a 27% jump in annual pre-tax profit. Matthew Lamb, MD of Potter Group Logistics, said: “As always our focus is on delivering first class customer service. “We have achieved this while applying rigours controls on overheads across all areas of the business.” As a result, pre-tax profit in the year ended April 2012 was £1.04m (2011: £817,000), with turnover 2.8% ahead […]
An increasing shortage of quality hauliers is forcing pallet networks to look at ever more creative solutions to the problem of recruiting new members.