Montgomery Distribution has invested £1m relocating to a bigger depot on the Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal with close links to the M1, M6 and A14. The Palletways member has also acquired 25 Scanias and 23 forklift trucks across its regional depots in Belfast, Leeds, Preston and Rugby in response to growing demand. Steven McBride, Montgomery Distribution MD, said: “Despite the challenges of recent times, our logistics services continued and our team worked exceptionally hard to keep vital shipments moving. […]
Palletways (UK) saw turnover increase to £163.7m in the year to 31 May 2015 (2014: £146m), according to its latest accounts published at Companies House.
As the economy struggles, UK pallet networks continue to record year-on-year growth. The UK’s pallet networks shifted more than 15.3 million pallets last year, a 7.3% rise on the number moved in 2010. Data from the Association of Pallet Networks (APN) shows that while the UK, and beyond, has endured recession, the networks have continued to outperform the economy. Eight of the nine UK networks are APN members, representing more than 650 hauliers, almost 30,000 vehicles and 13 million ft2 […]