Principle Pallet Network’s bid to become the UK’s ninth pallet network has ended in failure, it’s former boss has confirmed. The network, originally set up by ex-Fortec directors Marcus Fischer and Neil Hodgson, was due to debut operationally in 2016 but did not deliver within that time-frame. Having remained under the radar since, the network secured a central hub earlier this year, and seemingly renewed momentum, with the former Birds Transport site at 1 Parsonage Street, Oldbury, Birmingham its new […]
Oxford Carriers has joined pallet network TPN from Fortec after undertaking a review of the sector.
Haulier Wm Armstrong, based just on the English side of the Scottish border in Longtown near Carlisle, celebrates its 85th anniversary this year, and the third generation of the family running the business today are working hard to ensure the business is handed on to future generations. The famous green livery – which the firm has used ever since William Armstrong acquired his first Model T in 1927 – has long been associated with livestock wagons, but the foot and […]
Pall-Ex’s ambitious European expansion plan remains on track, despite the economic volatility gripping the Continent, deputy MD Cris Stephenson has said. Pall-Ex has set itself the target of having a 15 country-strong network of European franchisees by 2015. Stephenson confirmed its European expansion was “on track, and unchanged”. He said pallet networks’ inherent efficiencies and co-operative approach meant that, despite Europe’s troubles, they “play into that quite usefully. In times of economic trouble they are [often] a better option.” Pall-Ex […]