Palletforce has added four more hauliers to its network and attributed the increase in members to ongoing investment. Lambert Brothers (pictured), Farsley Transport, REL Storage & Logistics and Speed Welshpool are the latest recruits to the pallet network. Kinaxia Logistics group company Lambert Brothers will cover postcodes in Southampton and Salisbury and MD Eddie Elmslie said the move was based on growing long-term network volumes: “The single Palletforce hub model is attractive as it will enable us to drive efficiencies […]
Since July last year, the UK pallet networks have been facing the prospect of a new network entering the market. Principle Pallets is the brainchild of former Fortec directors Neil Hodgson and Marcus Fischer but Fortec network director Dave Spong and general manager operations Chris Dennigan (pictured above) tell MT that they haven’t heard much about the new venture. “Our members are telling us they have heard absolutely nothing from Principle,” says Dennigan. “They are on at least six months […]
West-Yorkshire haulier Bedfords saw a 67% year-on-year drop in pre-tax profit in its most recent financial year, despite a 6.2% rise in turnover.
The UK’s continuing economic malaise is creating new business opportunities for pallet networks as own-account operators look to slim down their vehicle fleets, according to the boss of Pall-Ex.