Border Traffic Service has joined Fortec

Border Traffic Service has replaced Transpeed in the Fortec pallet network.The Berwick-upon-Tweed-based haulier has opened a second, 4,000ft² depot in Cramlington, near Newcastle-upon-Tyne to support its Fortec pallet work.

The family-owned firm, which was set up in 1979, has a fleet of 30 vehicles today and is operating from Belford to Washington, and Ashington to Haltwhistle for Fortec.

Border Traffic Service director Eddie Thompson, who runs the company with his father and the firm’s MD Brian,  said joining a pallet network for the first time was a great opportunity for the business.

“Through the partnership we are looking for steady growth, both for Border Traffic Service and for Fortec.”