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”. […]
Palletline has completed its newly created business development team line-up, welcoming Amy Liston, Robert Carter and Peter Stewart to the pallet network.
Fortec has launched a corporate division as it looks to expand its reach with larger, national customers and attract more “blue-chip” clients to the network. The Daventry-based pallet network says the new division was necessary as national and international accounts often require too much funding upfront for individual network members to be able to take on. Neil Hodgson, Fortec MD, says: “This type of business is beyond [most members’] reach in terms of financial risk and scale. However, through bringing […]
Further tests to establish the safe maximum weight of a pallet for tail-lift deliveries have been carried out after the previous results from the HSE were found to be inaccurate.