Cambridgeshire based logistics provider H&M Distribution has appointed Vince Mattera as commercial manager. H&M Distribution is a member of the Palletways pallet network. He joins from Geodis and has worked in the logistics field for the past 11 years. In his new role he will be responsible for driving new business at H&M’s operations in Gloucester and St Neots, reporting to regional director, Steve Thorpe. Mattera said: “It was easy to see the appeal of joining H&M; from the vision […]
Julian Maturi, the MD of Palletways when it was sold to its current owner James Wilson in 2004, has returned to the business as an executive director.
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 […]
Independent freight forwarder and Palletways member, International Forwarding (IFL), has opened a third storage facility in the Midlands.