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 […]
Palletline is on course to launch a direct trunking service from January 2014, a move that its MD Kevin Buchanan believes has the potential to evolve the decades-old pallet network model.
Yodel executive chairman Dick Stead has stressed the need for retailers and carriers to rethink the way they handle unexpected additional volume during seasonal peaks.
Palletways Group has been bought by South-African group Imperial Holdings in a transaction worth £163m.