ATL (Ascott Transport Limited) inaugurated its Midlands hub in Foston on 6 September. Greg Clark MP, secretary of state for business, officially opened the 35,000 pallet distribution centre and offices, which is housed on a 25-acre freehold site near the A50. MD Jon Ward spoke at the event, as well as co-founder of ATL, Norma Ascott, and her two sons Pete and Joey Ascott. Ward, who joined in April, said: “Over the last five years, we’ve doubled in size so […]
Palletline has welcomed three new members; IJ McGill, F and G Transport and HE Baldry Haulage.
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 […]
Pall-Ex has moved swiftly to ensure coverage continuity after St Albans-based member Bill Chippington Haulage ceased trading last week. (14 June).