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 […]
Suttons Tankers, part of Suttons Group, is to end its eight-year relationship with British Sugar.
Since July last year, the UK pallet networks have been facing the prospect of a new network entering the market. Principle Pallets is the brainchild of former Fortec directors Neil Hodgson and Marcus Fischer but Fortec network director Dave Spong and general manager operations Chris Dennigan (pictured above) tell MT that they haven’t heard much about the new venture. “Our members are telling us they have heard absolutely nothing from Principle,” says Dennigan. “They are on at least six months […]
James Wilson, the man behind the transformation of Palletways into the UK’s largest pallet network, is to retire.