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 […]
The boss of Eddie Stobart Logistics has endorsed Chep’s collaborative transportation programme, which, according to the pallet manufacturer, saved participants more than 900,000 road miles last year.
Derbyshire’s Bow Distribution has moved from UK Pallets to the United Pallet Network (UPN), ending an eight-year relationship with its former network. Bow made the switch last month and is covering the same DE postcode for UPN. It has been replaced at UK Pallets by Allegro Transport. Andy Bowd, chairman at Bow Distribution, says: “With UPN we now have access to micro and quarter pallets and can therefore offer our customers a greater range of product.” Bowd adds that UPN’s […]