The continuing rise in internet shopping and an increase in the carriage of hi-tech and high-value goods helped members of the Association of Pallet Networks (APN) deliver a strong performance in 2015. The eight members delivered a total of 22.4 million pallets in 2015, up more than 8% on 2014’s volume. Economy pallets, as a category, grew by almost 11% in the year. “Confidence in the services offered by the networks has improved and we are seeing a change in […]
Pall-Ex has reignited its European expansion push and will have almost doubled its existing network on the continent by early next year.
Pallet network Fortec has achieved The Investors in Excellence Standard. It joins the likes of DHL Supply Chain within the road transport sector, and professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, credit checker Experian and manufacturer Bombardier beyond. The standard is a framework to help businesses assess their performance and improve it. Ian Nield, chief executive of Investors in Excellence, said: “We have been hugely impressed with the attitude and commitment shown by Fortec Distribution Network to achieving the Investors in Excellence standard.” […]