Glasgow-based Monarch Transport is under new ownership after the completion of a management buyout (MBO) at the firm. John Weir and Derek Anderson completed the acquisition of the business this month, having begun the process with an initial payment last December. The deal, supported by an independent bank, sees founder David McFarlane, a Palletforce founder haulier-member, exit, although he will continue to advise the business as a consultant. Monarch Transport, based at Moorpark, also has a depot in Hucknall, Nottinghamshire. […]
Having achieved record volume last year 2013 is set to be another record breaker, with the UK’s nine pallet networks on course to handle the most pallets through their systems that they have ever done since the launch of the concept two decades ago.
Circle Express has become Palletforce’s third new member of 2017, while Palletways has welcomed a new haulier in the Leicester area.