Adrian Bradley has left Pall-Ex where he was operations director to lead Fortec as its first MD since 2014. The move is part of a management restructuring at the pallet network, which has been without an MD since Neil Hodgson. Hodgson went on to found the ultimately unsuccessful Principle Pallet Network. Following Hodgson’s departure, responsibility for running the network was shared between Bradley, who was general manager of operations, and David Spong, general manager of commercial. That was until Bradley […]
Principle Pallet Network’s bid to become the UK’s ninth pallet network has ended in failure, it’s former boss has confirmed.
Fortec is to open a new hub in Warrington, expanding its capabilities in the north of England.
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 […]