Palletline has gone live with its innovative direct trunking initiative, as it continues to work on evolving the decades-old pallet network model. Operating in the style of a freight exchange or noticeboard via the network’s award-winning IT system, Contrado, the initiative sees members bypass Palletline’s central hub in Birmingham moving pallets directly amongst themselves. The service is currently operating with 14 members across Palletline’s UK network, with a target to have it rolled out to all 69 members before Easter. […]
Palletline-member HMT Shipping is to move from its Longbridge, Preston home to a new site near the city at Roman Way due to a surge in business.
Boughey Distribution said it had a “positive” year in food distribution despite difficult conditions caused by supermarkets that are fighting for market share deflating prices.
Palletline has confirmed it will introduce a new pallet weight restriction of 750kg for tail-lift deliveries later this year, with the aim of boosting safety for its members’ drivers.