Palletforce’s recent reorganisation of its East Midlands coverage saw H Beardsley exit the network, to be replaced by Lockwood Haulage and Nelson Distribution. This is the first time these two well-established operators have joined a pallet network as Steve Hobson reports. Palletforce is one of the UK’s leading pallet networks, covering the UK with 102 depots run by 86 member hauliers and expanding in Europe. Nelson, based in Belper, Derbyshire, began operations in 1949 and provides warehousing and transport services […]
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.
A prime mover in the development of vehicle load security rules has praised pallet networks and their members for their response to the issue.
Pall-Ex defied “challenging” market conditions to deliver a 31% leap in pre-tax profits and a 10% rise in member volumes last year.