Pall-Ex is set to buy Fortec in a move which will see a major consolidation of the pallet network sector. Fortec’s 70-plus member hauliers were briefed about the deal last week, motortransport.co.uk has learnt. The sale has been driven by the exit of Geodis, Fortec’s parent company, from the UK market. Once completed, it will create the largest pallet network in the UK with 168 member hauliers. Read more Pall-Ex creates new director role for Hawkins Pall-Ex makes first acquisition […]
Hermes has acquired two new depots in the north of England to meet rising demand driven by a surge in online shopping during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Heathrow-based courier Crossflight has acquired the operations of North London firm DDI Worldwide as part of its expansion strategy. As of today (7 January), Crossflight will run DDI’s express courier, UK overnight and mail services out of its headquarters in Heathrow. Crossflight said the move will be seamless for all of DDI’s customers and the combined company will operate under the Crossflight brand. Crossflight MD Richard Stoughton said: “This important acquisition not only allows us to grow our business further, […]
Rothertham-based 4S Distribution has joined the Palletforce network to cover the S postcodes around the Rotherham and Barnsley areas.