A record-breaking amount of pallets were shifted by Association of Pallet Networks (APN) members during the first quarter of this year. APN members moved 3.5 million pallets through their hubs during the first few months of the year, representing the highest amount since benchmarking began in 2007, and a 4% increase on the same period a year ago. Next day pallets were 6% up compared with the first quarter of 2012 (and 53% up on 2007), which APN said highlighted […]
TfL has revealed that consultancy group Aecom is to run Fors on a five-year concession-style contract that will see the best practice scheme taken national.
Fortec will complete its most significant IT project in a decade by the end of the year, in a move it claims will put it ahead of its pallet network rivals and on par with the best the parcels sector can offer.
Palletline has defended itself after residents complained that vibrations from trucks accessing its London hub in Perivale were causing property damage. A local residents group, led by Vinny K-Maddage, has put Ealing Council and Transport for London under pressure to act. However, Palletline said that despite having operated from Perivale for the past five years, it was only made aware that residents had concerns this August. “As a preliminary action, Palletline implemented an alternative preferred route; instructing drivers to go […]