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 […]
UK Mail Group saw turnover and pre-tax profit climb last year thanks to increased volumes, winning new business and retaining existing customers in its parcel and mail divisions.
The Association of Pallet Networks (APN) has revealed a 16% increase in volumes for the first quarter of 2014 compared with the same period last year, with members delivering more than 4.6 million pallets between January and March.
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