Panic Transport has been officially unveiled as a member of Palletforce, making it the fifth Kinaxia Logistics-owned haulier within the pallet network. Rugby-based Panic Transport was founded in 1990 by MD Kevin Johnson. It now employs a workforce of 130, with a fleet of 85 vehicles and more than 90 trailers. Panic Transport was a founder member of the Pall-Ex network before moving to Palletline in 2012. It will cover selected NN and LE postcodes including Daventry for Palletforce. Johnson […]
Pall-Ex turned to students at De Montfort University to help tackle the industry’s skills shortage and devise a marketing campaign to promote a career in logistics.
Growth in the oil services sector, investment in its Palletline business and improved vehicle utilisation helped Scottish haulier ARR Craib boost turnover and profit in the 12 months ending 31 March. Turnover rose 8.9% to £38.9m, while pre-tax profit was 56% higher, climbing from £873,117 to £1.36m. ARR Craib attributed the profit rise to a cost control programme, which incorporated driver training and a vehicle telematics and tracking system over the course of the year. It also invested £3m in […]
Pall-Ex has confirmed C Butt will be taking on the postcode currently run by Mainland, following the latter’s merger with Knights of Old. Kettering-based Knights of Old is a member of the Palletforce network, while Northampton’s Mainland runs in the Pall-Ex network. The businesses merged last year. From the 1 June Mainland officially became part of Knights of Old, with its brand and livery now retired in favour of the blue and yellow of Knights. Cris Stephenson, deputy MD at […]