Pall-Ex has welcomed a trio of new network members off the back of its promise to support hauliers affected by the upcoming closure of UK Pallets. Bristol’s IC Express, South Link of West Sussex and Ipswich-based Magnus Group join the network as part of its deal struck with UK Pallets, which saw it become the “network of choice” for both customers and hauliers of the failed business in January. The new arrivals follow Kenneth Howley Transport, which became the first […]
Industry leaders remain divided on whether the UK should remain in the EU, just over a month before the referendum on 23 June.
UK Pallets is to close, after parent company UK Mail pulled the plug following years of poor profitability. The closure will cost UK Mail £1m, plus asset write-downs of £2m.
UK Mail has said that it saw a 6% increase in turnover in the first quarter of the year, with a strong performance across its parcels and mail divisions as well as an increase in its UK Pallets division.