Pallet networks are continuing to carve out a greater share of the parcels market, delivering record half-pallet volumes and next-day deliveries this year, according to the Association of Pallet Networks (APN). Latest figures from APN’s members reveal that pallet volumes grew by 6.3% to 19 million pallets in the first three quarters of 2017, with next day services growing by 7.3%. Half pallet services grew by 8% to more than 5.4 million and quarter pallet services increased 2.8% to just […]
Palletways has become the first in the pallet network sector to offer its customers two-hour delivery windows.
There is no sign of growth in the pallet sector slowing despite a “difficult trading climate”, according to the Association of Pallet Networks (APN).
Express parcels and mail provider UK Mail Group says it is taking action to plug the gaps in its pallet distribution business UK Pallets. It reported a significant decline in operating profit from this division during the first six months of the financial year. While revenue from its pallets business rose 0.8% to £14.3m in the six months to 30 September compared to the same period last year, operating profit fell over 26% to £800,000, said the firm. UK Mail […]