Fortec is delighted to welcome Gatwick-based Linehaul on board as the most recent addition to its expanding network of licensees.
Linehaul UK Ltd started operation in 2001 and joined Fortec in January 2007 and is responsible for palletised collection and delivery in the RH and TN area postcodes.
Hanson Masih, Sales and Marketing Director, Linehaul UK Ltd, commented: “Our decision to become a member of the Fortec Pallet Distribution Network was reached following an audit of a number of networks. We were attracted to Fortec for several reasons including it's extensive reach offered throughout the UK and Internationally through it's parent company Geodis; the solid operations infrastructure; and feedback from established members. Overall Fortec has ticked all the boxes in terms of what we were looking for in our search for a partner”.
“In a short space of time, we have developed a close working relationship with Fortec and their 'seasoned' management and operations team have proved supportive in ensuring that a smooth start-up took take place.”
Hanson added: “Looking towards the future, our aspiration at Linehaul is to grow the business profitably and sensibly – we see Fortec as an integral part of this strategy.”
With a dedicated team of 30 drivers and administration staff and a similar number of vehicles, Linehaul is now able to provide through Fortec, a nationwide and International palletised distribution service offering.
Welcoming Linehaul to the network Rod Abrahams Fortec's Managing Director said: “We are very pleased to welcome Linehaul into Fortec – they are joining at a very important time in the development of the Fortec network as we move to a new hub. I am confident they will settle quickly into the Fortec 'family' and become a very successful licensee.”