Kidds Transport in Lancaster has put the devastating effects of 2015’s Storm Desmond behind it, investing £1.6m in additional warehousing following “tremendous growth”. The new warehousing space – located at a separate site to the haulier’s Canton Road headquarters – provides an extra 130,000sq ft of storage and two acres of parking to help the Palletways member increase productivity. It’s a far cry from the events of three years ago, when a cyclone wreaked havoc across the UK hitting the […]
Government plans to build a £250m lorry park in Kent to prevent delays caused by Operation Stack have been criticised by the Transport Committee, which described the decision as “rushed” and called for more research into its cost and impact.
Palletways is the latest network to report increases in revenue and profits in a year ravaged by Covid-19, driver shortages and Brexit fallout.
Once again the UK’s nine pallet networks bucked the general trend within logistics in 2012, delivering another year of growth. While Greece teetered on the precipice, dragging the whole eurozone deeper into its protracted economic malaise, Europe remained the focal point for many of the UK’s networks looking for the next big thing. European market leader Palletways faces competition with Pall-Ex’s ambitious European plans remaining on course despite the economic headwinds from the Continent, and Palletforce finally revealing its hand […]