The Association of Pallet Networks (APN) has revealed a 16% increase in volumes for the first quarter of 2014 compared with the same period last year, with members delivering more than 4.6 million pallets between January and March. APN chairman Paul Sanders also announced the organisation’s continuing support and sponsorship of the FairFuelUK (FFUK) campaign for 2014, recognising that fuel is an operator’s single biggest cost, no matter what their size. Speaking of the sector’s first quarter’s double-digit growth, Sanders […]
Palletways has taken 67 new Mercedes-Benz trucks in a range of sizes to be distributed among its UK depots.
A continuing appetite among private equity and the entry of trade buyers into the sector is proof of the enduring attraction of the pallet network model, according to Palletways CEO James Wilson.
Early reports show London 2012 didn’t result in the hoped-for volume growth for logistics After the expectation, worry and planning, London 2012 has passed into history. Confounding expectations, the organisers delivered and the UK got behind the competition with uncharacteristic fervour. But while we can all take pride from the record medal haul, did this translate into more sorely needed business for Team Road Transport? Nick Matthews, MD of Essex haulier Roadways Container Logistics, said: “While the Olympics was a […]