The United Pallet Network (UPN) has revealed further details about how its European service expansion, revealed early this week, will work in practice. Speaking to Motortransport.co.uk, UPN commercial director Dave Brown, said the move to upgrade the network’s existing IT to provide instant pricing, quotes and online ordering for Europe via a new web portal, was in direct response to its membership’s wishes. The new service, which includes auto postcode look-up, went live at the start of the month and […]
Systemic problems with Brexit red tape will continue to hit exports, RHA warns, as number of empty lorries leaving UK doubles
The RHA is disputing an Office of National Statistics (ONS) forecast that UK exports could rally as traders get used to the new rules.
Pall-Ex is to extend its Iberian network’s coverage to include the Canary Islands. Pall-Ex Iberia, which is celebrating its first anniversary, operates across Spain, Portugal and the Balearic Islands from a hub in Madrid. It has 33 haulier members and in its first year handled over 100,000 pallets. Enric Estruch, MD of Pall-Ex Iberia, says: “We are now in a position to start operating in the Canary Islands, which opens up a host of further possibilities for us.” Last month […]
Pallet network Pall-Ex has welcomed its first new member as the result of its pledge to offer support to the hauliers and customers of the failed UK Pallets network.