The United Pallet Network (UPN) has upgraded its IT to provide real-time, instant pricing, quotes and online ordering for Europe, as it looks to facilitate more cross border trade within its membership. The new service, which includes auto postcode look-up, is designed to make it as easy as possible for its 65 depots to supply a range of services to 26 countries from within the existing UPN system via a new web portal. UPN member research had previously found that […]
Fortec member Mitchell Storage & Distribution (MSD) has joined Palletforce.
A price-fixing compensation action has attracted more than 2,000 hauliers since it went live in June of this year, the RHA said today.
Pall-Ex’s ambitious European expansion plan remains on track, despite the economic volatility gripping the Continent, deputy MD Cris Stephenson has said. Pall-Ex has set itself the target of having a 15 country-strong network of European franchisees by 2015. Stephenson confirmed its European expansion was “on track, and unchanged”. He said pallet networks’ inherent efficiencies and co-operative approach meant that, despite Europe’s troubles, they “play into that quite usefully. In times of economic trouble they are [often] a better option.” Pall-Ex […]