Pall-Ex has hailed new member Austin Wilkinson & Sons as “a top quality organisation” after it parted ways with rival network Palletline. Kevin Buchanan, group MD at Pall-Ex said: “We are delighted to welcome Austin Wilkinson & Sons to the Pall-Ex network. “I know James and the team from my time at Palletline; it is a top quality organisation whose addition will further strengthen the network and we are thrilled to have them on board. “As both businesses share a […]
ATL (Ascott Transport Limited) inaugurated its Midlands hub in Foston on 6 September.
The issue of significant downward rate-pressure remains the elephant in the room despite continued volume growth in the pallet sector, according to network heads. Speaking after the Association of Pallet Networks revealed its members had experienced volume growth of more than 4% in the first half of the year (compared to 7.9% in 2011), Adam Leonard, MD of The Pallet Network , said the sector was at risk of repeating the mistakes previously made in the independent parcels sector. “There’s […]
Pall-Ex has appointed Mark Tapper as its group operations director, less than a year after predecessor Kevin Morley was placed in an equivalent position.