The United Pallet Network (UPN) has revealed further details about how its European service expansion, revealed early this week, will work in practice. Speaking to Motortransport.co.uk, UPN commercial director Dave Brown, said the move to upgrade the network’s existing IT to provide instant pricing, quotes and online ordering for Europe via a new web portal, was in direct response to its membership’s wishes. The new service, which includes auto postcode look-up, went live at the start of the month and […]
The UK’s continuing economic malaise is creating new business opportunities for pallet networks as own-account operators look to slim down their vehicle fleets, according to the boss of Pall-Ex.
An increasing shortage of quality hauliers is forcing pallet networks to look at ever more creative solutions to the problem of recruiting new members.
Kinaxia Logistics has snapped up its seventh haulage firm in just over five years, with Telford-based AJ Maiden & Son, which trades as Maiden’s of Telford, joining the fold.