Palletways UK has purchased longtime haulier member Systematic Logistics International (SLi) after it was placed into administration yesterday (29 November). A sale of the business assets of the Colchester-based firm, described as having been a member of the network for 24 years, was completed by Palletways UK today (30 November). Barry Byers, network development director at Palletways, said: “Over many years, the staff at SLi have played an invaluable role in the success of Palletways in south-east England. “We are […]
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