Palletline is on course to launch a direct trunking service from January 2014, a move that its MD Kevin Buchanan believes has the potential to evolve the decades-old pallet network model. Palletline is in its second pilot phase of the scheme. Buchanan told MT that while there were obstacles, not least of all critical mass, to making the freight exchange model work, he believes it remains “absolutely critical in terms of our strategy to get members collaborating to remove cost”. […]
Palletforce and its haulier members moved a network record of 3.4 million pallets last year.
The Fortec Distribution Network has announced the departure of its senior management team, after MD Neil Hodgson, the commercial director and the operations director all left the business earlier this 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.