The Hazchem Network is looking to boost volumes this year after opening a new 10-acre hub in Hinckley, Leicestershire this week. The move follows the arrival of new MD Rob Symes, replacing co-founder Ali Karim, who left the network in November last year. Karim launched the network with co-founder Jim Scanlan in 2004, growing volumes from just 43 pallets a night at launch to current levels in the thousands. Symes, a qualified chemist, joined Hazchem from HW Coates, where he […]
Keyne Express Deliveries and KED Logistics have been purchased by Beaches Logistics after both companies entered administration.
The Pall-Ex pallet network has signed up MT Top 100 company C Butt as a member. The Northamptonshire based company will start operations for Pall-Ex on 8 October. It will serve the CV postcodes, before expanding into the NN postcode region next year. Adrian Russell, chief executive of Pall-Ex, said: “C Butt is a key player in logistics, and its capacity means that it can cover a large area very effectively for the Pall-Ex network.” C Butt will operate two […]
Express parcels and mail provider UK Mail Group says it is taking action to plug the gaps in its pallet distribution business UK Pallets. It reported a significant decline in operating profit from this division during the first six months of the financial year. While revenue from its pallets business rose 0.8% to £14.3m in the six months to 30 September compared to the same period last year, operating profit fell over 26% to £800,000, said the firm. UK Mail […]