Pall-Ex has opened a 210,000sq ft hub on the same site as its newly acquired Fortec distribution facility, in order to accommodate rocketing freight volumes. It said the central hub at Watling Park near Daventry will prove “vital” for freight handling for onward distribution during peak periods, such as Black Friday and Christmas. The network said it was currently handling an extra 3,000 pallets per night compared with 2019. Barry Byers, Pall-Ex UK MD said: “Despite major interruption and an […]
Culina Group has acquired Great Bear Distribution for an undisclosed sum, effective from today (1 March) in a move that significantly expands the ambient network of the temperature-controlled specialist.
Once again the UK’s nine pallet networks bucked the general trend within logistics in 2012, delivering another year of growth. While Greece teetered on the precipice, dragging the whole eurozone deeper into its protracted economic malaise, Europe remained the focal point for many of the UK’s networks looking for the next big thing. European market leader Palletways faces competition with Pall-Ex’s ambitious European plans remaining on course despite the economic headwinds from the Continent, and Palletforce finally revealing its hand […]
Maritime has launched a new intermodal service from its East Midlands (EMG) terminal, operated by GB Railfreight, connecting it to the Port of Southampton.