DBL Logistics managing director David Clarkson has been appointed as a non-executive director of United Pallet Network (UPN). Clarkson, 46, will join the UPN board in an advisory capacity, acting as a regional representative for fellow companies within the national network. Sheffield-based DBL Logistics is a founding member of UPN and was last year named the pallet network’s Sales Depot of the Year and Depots’ Depot of the Year in its annual awards ceremony. Clarkson, who will remain as managing […]
The United Pallet Network has revealed the identity of the first of its European service partners as Brownhills, West Mids-based Twente Express.
As the economy struggles, UK pallet networks continue to record year-on-year growth. The UK’s pallet networks shifted more than 15.3 million pallets last year, a 7.3% rise on the number moved in 2010. Data from the Association of Pallet Networks (APN) shows that while the UK, and beyond, has endured recession, the networks have continued to outperform the economy. Eight of the nine UK networks are APN members, representing more than 650 hauliers, almost 30,000 vehicles and 13 million ft2 […]
Gloucestershire-based Richard Read (Transport) has quit Pall-Ex to re-join United Pallet Network (UPN).