A commitment by Palletways member Rase Distribution to decline any residential deliveries of pallets weighing more than 750kg has cost it £13,000 this year in additional charges, the company revealed this week. Despite the additional costs, which have been incurred in hiring other operators to collect and deliver the rejected heavy loads from Rase Distribution’s depot, the Lincolnshire firm is adamant it will continue its ban. This week it called on Palletways to respect its stance and request inputters to […]
Leeds-based Palletways member Walkers Transport has said it expects to show an 8% year-on-year increase in combined group turnover to £17m for calendar year 2014.
Burnley-based EFS Global is back on the acquisition trail, snapping up freight forwarder AFI UK for an undisclosed sum. Mark Jones, EFS Global MD, said: “Our acquisition of AFI UK is another step forward in our expansion plans. “The business is a perfect fit and is a great addition to our group as we continue to focus on growing our reach and market share.” Read more EFS Global expands postcode coverage during Covid-19 pandemic EFS Global buys Caistor Distribution Palletways […]
Palletways has struck a deal with Royal Mail’s Parcelforce Worldwide to deliver palletised express freight on behalf of the parcels company.