Pall-Ex Group has completed the acquisition of the Fortec Distribution Network. Purchased by a new subsidiary company, For-Ex Distribution Network, it will remain trading as Fortec Distribution and operate as a separate network but be part of the overall Pall-Ex Group of companies. The two firms, which were both founded in Leicestershire in 1996, have a combined total of 168 members, said to be the largest in the UK. Fortec’s 210,000sq ft warehouse at Watling Park, Northamptonshire, will give the […]
Cornwall-based courier Carn Logistics has taken over coverage of the BA postcode in Somerset for APC Overnight, after acquiring another APC shareholder depot.
Pall-Ex Polska is set to launch in Poland in May 2013, the pallet network has revealed. KMC-Services has become the network’s latest network partner as part of its ambitious European expansion plans. Pall-Ex is aiming to have a 15-strong European network in place by 2015, and Polska will be the company’s fifth European partner. It comes after Pall-Ex Romania went live in December last year. Katarzyna Chabinka, chief executive of Pall-Ex Polska, says: “In Romania, we have already seen how […]
Competitions watchdog calls for industry comment as it investigates GXO acquisition of Clipper Logistics
The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is calling for comments on GXO Logistic’s £965m acquisition of Clipper Logistics as it launches its investigation into the deal.