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 […]
Kinaxia Logistics has made its eleventh haulier purchase, snapping up Fresh Freight Group (FFG) in Gateshead.
Palletline has defended itself after residents complained that vibrations from trucks accessing its London hub in Perivale were causing property damage. A local residents group, led by Vinny K-Maddage, has put Ealing Council and Transport for London under pressure to act. However, Palletline said that despite having operated from Perivale for the past five years, it was only made aware that residents had concerns this August. “As a preliminary action, Palletline implemented an alternative preferred route; instructing drivers to go […]
ARR Craib has boosted both turnover and pre-tax profit despite what it describes as “sporadic and unpredictable” trading conditions for the road transport sector during its last financial year.