Jonen Shipping has moved from Palletline to Eddie Stobart owned TPN. A Palletline member since 2007, the haulier said it decided to review its options following territory changes at its former network. Jonen Shipping, which has a depot in Essex and office in Leicester, has been running for TPN since December. “There were only three networks we would even consider, but TPN was clearly the best fit for us,” said Jonen Shipping director John Hodges. “We have worked with TPN […]
Pall-Ex has moved to ensure coverage continuity in the South-west by buying Cornish network member Intercounty Distribution for £700,000. The company based on the Pennygillam Industrial Estate in Launceston has an O-licence for up to 22 vehicles and eight trailers. It has been a Pall-Ex member for 14 years. Pall-Ex MD Adrian Russell said: “The opportunity was presented to us after Intercounty’s MD Nick Coombes announced his retirement earlier this year. We are happy that Nick has decided to stay […]
Palletline has named former ARR Craib group distribution director Graham Leitch as its new MD.
Stobart Group has taken delivery of two Iveco Ecostralis units as part of a three-year trial. The vehicles’ performance will be monitored in upcoming months as the pair operate from its depot in Carlisle. The trucks, named Sophie and Lynda Dawn, are expecting to remain in the fleet for three years running some 160,000km a year. Stobart’s fleet comprises of over 2,250 tractor units, preominantly Scania and Volvo but in April the firm took delivery of 18 Mercedes-Benz Actros units […]