When news broke in June that Pall-Ex was about to take over the Fortec Distribution Network, many saw the move as a major consolidation of the pallet sector. But as the dust settles on the deal, which comes only nine months after the management buyout which saw Pall-Ex founder Hilary Devey step down from the day-to-day running of the business, group chief executive Kevin Buchanan takes a different view: “We regard it as a major partnership rather than a consolidation,” […]
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has given the green light to Müller UK & Ireland Group’s purchase of Dairy Crest’s dairy operation – almost a year after the plan was first revealed.
Companies have been invited to bid for up to £15m in funding to develop low emission technology for road freight vehicles.
“We’ve had to right-size the business” – Simon Hobbs on a challenging first 10 months as Kinaxia chief executive
When Simon Hobbs says his induction as new Kinaxia boss wasn’t what he expected it sounds like the understatement of the year. Within weeks of taking the reins back in late January, the Covid crisis saw volumes across the group slump by 35% and cash quickly begin to drain.