Fortec member Mitchell Storage & Distribution (MSD) has joined Palletforce. Owner and MD William Mitchell founded the company in 1998 as a one-man-one-van operation providing a courier service to local homes and businesses. Today the Leicester-based firm has a staff of 42, including William’s wife Kerry and their daughter Jade. William said: “With our business expanding, we felt it was time to move forward to accommodate our growth plans. Read more HSE guidance on the handling of pallet weights could take […]
Pallet network Fortec has achieved The Investors in Excellence Standard. It joins the likes of DHL Supply Chain within the road transport sector, and professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, credit checker Experian and manufacturer Bombardier beyond. The standard is a framework to help businesses assess their performance and improve it. Ian Nield, chief executive of Investors in Excellence, said: “We have been hugely impressed with the attitude and commitment shown by Fortec Distribution Network to achieving the Investors in Excellence standard.” […]
Fortec has introduced new functionality to its IT system for its haulier members.
Pall-Ex is targeting Slovakia and the Czech Republic as its next European network, having also recently begun searching for a franchise partner in Bulgaria.