Fortec has welcomed six new members to its network, five of which have joined the pallet distribution sector for the first time. Pharmadex Logistics in Hatfield; Surrey Pallets in Wimbledon; Threshers in Bristol; Masterfreight in Oldbury; Cammack in Colchester; and Nova in Birmingham have joined taking total network membership to 72. Pharmadex was the only previous member of a pallet network, having moved from The Pallet Network. Neil Hodgson, MD at Fortec, said: “These six new member partners add considerable […]
Palletline has gone live with its innovative direct trunking initiative, as it continues to work on evolving the decades-old pallet network model.
Pallet network Fortec has said its members will benefit from the opening of parent group Geodis’ hub in Northampton.
The industry needs to re-examine its relationship with its customers if it is to end the rate squeeze, according to Bullet Express MD David McCutcheon. Responding to news last week that despite growth in the pallet sector, rates remained under acute pressure, McCutcheon said: “As a haulier of more than 22 years, rates have never been better for clients.” McCutcheon, who is a Pall-Ex member and has a 50-strong fleet of vehicles, said: “While pallet networks remain invaluable to hauliers, […]