There is no sign of growth in the pallet sector slowing despite a “difficult trading climate”, according to the Association of Pallet Networks (APN). The association’s figures for Q1 2017 show that its members moved more than 5.9 million pallets in the period, 7.2% higher than Q1 2016. APN chairman Paul Sanders said its members were seeing year-on-year growth across their businesses, with a 7% increase in next day volumes, 8.7% growth in half pallets and 6.5% for quarter-pallet volumes. […]
Pallet-Track has appointed Mark Pulford, who has 14 years’ experience in the pallet network market, to head up a number of special projects.
Thames Valley Police are investigating an accident in which a lorry driver employed by Palletways member Reason Transport was crushed to death whilst unloading a palletised delivery in High Wycombe.
The Fortec Distribution Network has announced the departure of its senior management team, after MD Neil Hodgson, the commercial director and the operations director all left the business earlier this month.