Pallet networks achieved record volume last year , with almost 16 million pallets processed though the UK’s collection of central hubs. This was a 4.1% increase in total volume on 2011, according to new data from the Association of Pallet Networks (APN). The growth rate was slightly down on the previous period (2010 to 2011), which saw total volume growth of 7.3%. Since APN begun benchmarking its members in 2007 total pallet volume has grown 30%. “The annual pallet volumes […]
Pall-Ex has confirmed C Butt will be taking on the postcode currently run by Mainland, following the latter’s merger with Knights of Old. Kettering-based Knights of Old is a member of the Palletforce network, while Northampton’s Mainland runs in the Pall-Ex network. The businesses merged last year. From the 1 June Mainland officially became part of Knights of Old, with its brand and livery now retired in favour of the blue and yellow of Knights. Cris Stephenson, deputy MD at […]
A 55% rise in turnover at Norbert Dentressangle’s UK group company Norbert Dentressangle Logistics was achieved last year as a result of cost reductions, new business and the first full year’s effect of the acquisition of TDG in October 2011.
The United Pallet Network (UPN) has revealed further details about how its European service expansion, revealed early this week, will work in practice.