The UK’s continuing economic malaise is creating new business opportunities for pallet networks as own-account operators look to slim down their vehicle fleets, according to the boss of Pall-Ex. Pall-Ex MD Adrian Russell told MT that a number of national own-account fleets had contracted as the UK’s economy continued to stumble along. “You have got a situation where certain retailers and groups have literally closed down their transport operations,” said Russell, who added that the trend towards smaller consignments was […]
UK Mail Group saw turnover and pre-tax profit climb last year thanks to increased volumes, winning new business and retaining existing customers in its parcel and mail divisions.
The boss of one of the largest own-account fleets in the country, Morrisons, has launched a robust defence of the longer semi-trailer trial claiming it has helped it deliver a 6.5% productivity saving since the trial began.
The head of UK Pallets has left the business after more than seven years in his role, Motortransport.co.uk has learnt.