Pallet network Fortec has begun the roll-out of a new signature capture Android App, Fortec Connect, to its members after a successful trial. Developed by Vita Software, Fortec conducted trials of the App in September with several hauliers in an attempt to make available to members fully featured POD technology on, compared with bespoke devices, an affordable format. Using Fortec Connect, signatures collected on smart phones are automatically time, date and GPS stamped. The information is then uploaded in real-time […]
Derbyshire’s Bow Distribution has moved from UK Pallets to the United Pallet Network (UPN), ending an eight-year relationship with its former network. Bow made the switch last month and is covering the same DE postcode for UPN. It has been replaced at UK Pallets by Allegro Transport. Andy Bowd, chairman at Bow Distribution, says: “With UPN we now have access to micro and quarter pallets and can therefore offer our customers a greater range of product.” Bowd adds that UPN’s […]
Fortec has followed Palletline and become the second pallet network to back a tail-lift weight restriction of 750kg across its network.
The Pall-Ex pallet network has signed up MT Top 100 company C Butt as a member. The Northamptonshire based company will start operations for Pall-Ex on 8 October. It will serve the CV postcodes, before expanding into the NN postcode region next year. Adrian Russell, chief executive of Pall-Ex, said: “C Butt is a key player in logistics, and its capacity means that it can cover a large area very effectively for the Pall-Ex network.” C Butt will operate two […]