Palletline has purchased long-term member Fast Forward Distribution. Based in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, Fast Forward was set up in 1988 and has been a member of Palletline since the network was founded in 1992. The deal, completed on December 14, facilitates the retirement of Fast Forward’s owners Mark and Anne Henness. Graham Leitch, MD of Palletline, said: “Fast Forward have been an integral part of our network family since our founding year and although it’s with great sadness we see the […]
Kevin Buchanan is expected to be revealed as group MD of Pall-Ex imminently, marking a sensational return for the man that quit the top job at rival Palletline in August.
West Bromwich-based Sheldon Clayton Group has acquired the Wednesbury, West Midlands operation of Manchester warehousing and transport firm CFT Services for an undisclosed sum. The move will see all 30 staff at CFT’s Wednesbury operation move to Sheldon Clayton’s 12-acre, West Bromwich site. Sheldon Clayton group MD Stephen Pollock said the acquisition would add over £3m to the group’s turnover, which has risen from £5m four years ago to £20m now, including the CFT operation. Sheldon Clayton, which has 240,000ft² […]