The United Pallet Network (UPN) has launched a mobile App, providing customers and depots alike with a track and trace service. The App, developed in-house, allows the tracking of palletised goods through their journey from collection, to UPN’s Lichfield hub, to final delivery via the input of a consignment number and postcode. Martyn Chapman, chairman at UPN, said: “Following the successful implementation of our new depot barcode scanning system, we have been able to track freight very precisely. “This new […]
NFT owner EmergeVest had made a £30m bid for pallet network Palletforce.
Palletforce’s recent reorganisation of its East Midlands coverage saw H Beardsley exit the network, to be replaced by Lockwood Haulage and Nelson Distribution. This is the first time these two well-established operators have joined a pallet network as Steve Hobson reports.
The Potter Group has officially begun marketing itself as a Palletline member, following its takeover of pallet network member House of James in May. Palletline now has a dedicated page with contact details on the Ripon-based multi-modal company’s website, after Potter received permission to join from the network’s executive early this year. Potter’s takeover of House of James created a £33m company, adding 100,000ft² of warehousing space, 35 vehicles and 55 trailers to its fleet. The House of James brand […]