The Association of Pallet Networks (APN) has revealed 15.7 million pallets were delivered by its member networks last year, which on a restated basis was 13% ahead of 2012. Next Day services delivered growth of more than 15% in the period, with 66% of all pallets shipped making use of this service. Paul Sanders, chairman of the APN, said: “Although there is organic growth in the sector, our members have benefited from the wider challenges faced by hauliers in recent […]
Palletways Fulfilment, the warehousing arm of the pallet network, has won a contract with OrganiCulture, a distributor and retailer of organic products from Italy.
Pallet networks buying member hauliers is a trend the sector will “definitely see more of” in the future, say the heads of Palletline and Pall-Ex.
Many in the logistics industry were shocked to hear of the unexpected passing of Jim Scanlan, aged 59, on Monday 10 April, writes Ali Karim, MD of the Hazchem Network. Co-founder of The Pallet Network (TPN), Jim’s passion was always transport, from his time at United Transport, pallet network Fortec and as an agency driver. My memories of Jim (pictured right with myself) are of the time we spent co-founding Hazchem Network, with HW Coates, Deltion Software, a consortium of […]