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One of Pall-Ex’s member companies has recorded its 40th anniversary. Besides marking four decades in business, Taylors Transport International of Huthwaite, Nottinghamshire, has also clocked up 10 years of international haulage.
Under a new contract Bibby Distribution is to provide full food logistics services for Netto UK. The 3PL will handle frozen, chilled and ambient food logistics for the discounter, which opened five stores in the North of England last year and plans to open another ten by the end of this year.
Derrick Potter, executive chairman of Potter Logistics, started in business during 1965 with one yellow lorry and great ambitions. Fifty years later, the company operates from eight distribution centres and rail freight terminals and employs more than 300 staff – its trucks make hundreds of deliveries every day.
Besides celebrating its tenth anniversary in 2014, AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) also transported a record 401,000 tonnes of cargo, a year on year increase of 17.6% increase. The carrier’s average load for the period was 72.6%, well above the industry average.
As part of its ongoing quest to expand its UK and European networks, Pall-Ex has made significant changes to its senior management team as it continues to drive up quality standards across the industry.