Dobbs Logistics has left The Pallet Network (TPN) after 17 years to join Pallet-Track. The family firm, which is based in St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, will start its Pallet-Track commitments on October 21 covering the majority of the TN postcode area, which includes large parts of Surrey, Sussex and Kent. Dobbs Logistics is the third haulier this year to make the shift to Pallet-Track from a rival network, following in the footsteps of Garrett Transport, which left Palletforce to move […]
Parcel carrier CitySprint saw delivery volumes drop in London during the Games. The company, which handles B2B and consumer deliveries, made 75,000 deliveries to London postcodes during the Games. This was a 12% drop in volume compared with the 16 days proceeding the event (23 June to 7 July). Patrick Gallagher, chief executive of CitySprint, suggests the threat of traffic and congestion, as well as more people working from home during the period, likely reduced demand for couriers. However, the […]
Lancashire operator FDC (Holdings) has expanded into a new DC near Preston.
Many in the logistics industry were shocked to hear of the unexpected passing of Jim Scanlan, aged 59, on Monday 10 April, writes Ali Karim, MD of the Hazchem Network. Co-founder of The Pallet Network (TPN), Jim’s passion was always transport, from his time at United Transport, pallet network Fortec and as an agency driver. My memories of Jim (pictured right with myself) are of the time we spent co-founding Hazchem Network, with HW Coates, Deltion Software, a consortium of […]