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, […]
Carlisle-based Murrays Pallet Logistics has entered administration. The company was a member of pallet network Palletways, but according to a spokesman the pallet service will continue because a network member has stepped in to handle the postcode. “The Palletways network services previously provided by Murrays will be picked-up by Beaches Logistics. We look forward to working with Beaches Logistics to deliver customer service excellence and maximize the advantages of Palletways membership,” the spokesman said Murrays Pallet Logistics received a formal […]
Westons Transport and First Choice Transport have become the latest members of the United Pallet Network (UPN).