The United Pallet Network has revealed the identity of the first of its European service partners as Brownhills, West Mids-based Twente Express. UPN revealed in April that it had shaken up its existing European coverage in a move to encourage greater use by its UK members. As part of this it has upgraded its IT and divided its 26-country European coverage between four members. Under the new set-up, Twente Express will take exclusive responsibility for the delivery of UPN palletised […]
Kevin Buchanan is expected to be revealed as group MD of Pall-Ex imminently, marking a sensational return for the man that quit the top job at rival Palletline in August.
UK-registered goods vehicles’ share of the international road freight market has fallen to a fresh low of just 13%, new figures from the DfT have shown.
Pallet networks have so far failed to heed a call by Palletline to join it in reducing maximum pallet weights on tail-lift deliveries – though a number of them say they are considering the issue.