The RHA has confirmed it would like to see a reduced maximum pallet weight applied to tail-lift deliveries right across the road haulage sector – not just among pallet networks. Commenting on the recent decision by pallet network Palletline to limit the maximum weight of pallets it takes for tail-lift delivery to 750kg from October, and on more general consideration of the problem since by the Association of Pallet Networks (APN) and its members, RHA head of technical services Ray […]
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.
When Kevin Buchanan announced he was leaving Palletline after seven years as MD, it was a surprise. When he was subsequently appointed group MD of fierce rival Pall-Ex, it was a shock.
The issue of significant downward rate-pressure remains the elephant in the room despite continued volume growth in the pallet sector, according to network heads. Speaking after the Association of Pallet Networks revealed its members had experienced volume growth of more than 4% in the first half of the year (compared to 7.9% in 2011), Adam Leonard, MD of The Pallet Network , said the sector was at risk of repeating the mistakes previously made in the independent parcels sector. “There’s […]