James Wilson, the man behind the transformation of Palletways into the UK’s largest pallet network, is to retire. After two decades with TNT, Palletways CEO Wilson (pictured, main) bought the business with backing from Phoenix Equity Partners in 2004. Originally established by Andy Hibbert and Steve Aston in 1996, the deal provided an exit for then owner 3i and saw Julian Maturi hand over the reins. Maturi subsequently returned to the network for a second stint, ultimately as executive chairman, […]
Palletline has confirmed it will introduce a new pallet weight restriction of 750kg for tail-lift deliveries later this year, with the aim of boosting safety for its members’ drivers.
Manchester-based Optima Logistics has joined the Fortec pallet network, for which it will cover the Oldham and Bolton areas.
Gatwick-based logistics specialist DNA is gearing up for further expansion in 2021 following a 40% increase in palletised freight consignments since the Covid pandemic.