Pall-Ex appoints European MD

Pall-Ex has appointed Mark Steel to the newly created role of European managing director for its International operation. He joined the pallet network in 2016 as sales and marketing director, having previously held roles within logistics and the Royal Air Force. Pall-Ex currently offers a Europe-wide service delivered by national partners in eight strategic locations, including France, Italy, Spain and Romania. Pall-Ex became the first pallet network to be owned by its ... [+]

Xpediator up in 2019

UK and eastern/central European freight management firm Xpediator says that group turnover increased 19% to £212 million in its trading update for the 2019 financial year. The increase included £18 million (10.4%) organic sales growth and £15 million (8.6%) generated from acquisitions. Freight forwarding sales were up 16%, transport solutions down ... [+]

Pall-Ex appoints MD and chairman

Pall-Ex has appointed former Palletways network development director, Barry Byers, as its UK managing director from March 2020, while former vice president of sales for DHL Martin Rantle has been named non-executive chairman, from January. Pall-Ex Group has completed the sale of its UK network to its membership and senior ... [+]

Pall-Ex sale completed

Pall-Ex Group has completed the sale of its UK network to its membership and senior management team. RUN DMC Investments, a company created by Pall-Ex founder members Dave Fairbrother, Maggie Larimore and Craig Stevens funded the initial membership part of the acquisition, which makes it the first UK system to ... [+]

Are you in? Hilary Devey to offer Pall-Ex to members

Pall-Ex founder and Dragon’s Den star Hilary Devey is to sell Pall-Ex Group to its network membership and management in the UK and Europe. The acquisition, believed to be the first of its kind, is described as “a unique opportunity” for members to be involved in the development of the network. ... [+]

Record traffic is icing on the cake for Pall-Ex Italia

Pall-Ex Italia has celebrated its tenth birthday with record annual turnover and double-digit year-on-year growth since 2012. The company says it has been instrumental in establishing the pallet distribution model within Italy, after selecting the country as its first location for European expansion a decade ago. Pall-Ex Italia has also played a ... [+]

Pall-Ex starts Bulgaria service

Pall-Ex has officially opened its new network in Bulgaria. Operations began on 23 June after a deal was struck with one of the country’s largest courier operators, Econt, making Bulgaria is the latest country to join Pall-Ex’s growing European network, which now includes the UK, Italy, Spain, Portugal, France, Romania ... [+]

Brexit could pose recruitment challenge, says Pall-Ex

Worker shortages, attracting and retaining hauliers and the growing trend for smaller shipments could become even more of a challenge once Britain has left the EU, says Pall-Ex group international director, Dr Anand Assi Speaking after the recent Transport Logistic trade fair in Munich, said “Domestic and international transport operations rely on a ... [+]

Forwarder joins Pall-Ex

Manchester-based forwarder Harbour International Freight is one of four new members to join the Pall-Ex pallet freight network. It will cover parts of the BL and M postcode areas and help expand delivery services in the North West of England and Ireland, in addition to its UK domestic and European ... [+]

Pall-Ex appoints sales chief

UK and European palletised freight network Pall-Ex has appointed Chris Bowden as its new group sales and marketing director. A former board member at parcels delivery firm DX (Group), he brings experience in business-to-business parcels, business-to-consumer parcels, freight, pick-up and drop-off solutions, as well as logistics. [+]

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