The United Pallet Network (UPN) has launched a mobile App, providing customers and depots alike with a track and trace service. The App, developed in-house, allows the tracking of palletised goods through their journey from collection, to UPN’s Lichfield hub, to final delivery via the input of a consignment number and postcode. Martyn Chapman, chairman at UPN, said: “Following the successful implementation of our new depot barcode scanning system, we have been able to track freight very precisely. “This new […]
Parcel, haulage and freight firm Caribou is continuing its acquisition drive with the purchase of Swindon-based Six Ten Logistics.
Gatwick-based haulier DNA has expanded its Palletforce postcode to include parts of Guildford.
The industry needs to re-examine its relationship with its customers if it is to end the rate squeeze, according to Bullet Express MD David McCutcheon. Responding to news last week that despite growth in the pallet sector, rates remained under acute pressure, McCutcheon said: “As a haulier of more than 22 years, rates have never been better for clients.” McCutcheon, who is a Pall-Ex member and has a 50-strong fleet of vehicles, said: “While pallet networks remain invaluable to hauliers, […]