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 […]
James Wilson, the man behind the transformation of Palletways into the UK’s largest pallet network, is to retire.
Palletforce’s recent reorganisation of its East Midlands coverage saw H Beardsley exit the network, to be replaced by Lockwood Haulage and Nelson Distribution. This is the first time these two well-established operators have joined a pallet network as Steve Hobson reports.
Palletforce is looking to take advantage of inevitable consolidation in the pallet sector with its new £50m hub, according to chief executive Michael Conroy.