A dividend of nearly £5m is to be shared out among Palletforce’s 86 member shareholder members as part of the biggest pay out in the network’s 13 year history. The dividend was agreed at Palletforce’s AGM last month, following a record year of success, in both increased volumes and profits. Palletforce chief executive Michael Conroy said: “Our membership is the best in the sector and our ethos of working together and working for each other is what differentiates us from […]
Pallet networks are continuing to carve out a greater share of the parcels market, delivering record half-pallet volumes and next-day deliveries this year, according to the Association of Pallet Networks (APN).
NC Cammack & Son has left Fortec to join rival network Palletforce. The family business, bought by Kinaxia Logistics in 2013, will take over coverage of the Colchester area from fellow member Simarco. Simarco has given up part of its coverage to Cammack because of growing pallet volumes in the area. NC Cammack & Son joined Fortec in 2014, having not belonged to a pallet network before then. MD Jim Cammack said: “Customer service has always been at the heart […]
Derbyshire’s Bow Distribution has moved from UK Pallets to the United Pallet Network (UPN), ending an eight-year relationship with its former network. Bow made the switch last month and is covering the same DE postcode for UPN. It has been replaced at UK Pallets by Allegro Transport. Andy Bowd, chairman at Bow Distribution, says: “With UPN we now have access to micro and quarter pallets and can therefore offer our customers a greater range of product.” Bowd adds that UPN’s […]