The Fortec Distribution Network has become an associate member of the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (Fors), TfL’s London-based accreditation scheme. Fortec said that while associate status recognised its commitment to sustainable distribution within the capital, it would be making use of the experiences gained via the scheme throughout its national network. Chris Dennigan, network support manager at Fortec, said: “We are delighted to have been awarded Fors associate status, which shows our commitment to raising the standards of safety and […]
A balanced approach to enforcement for all road users was a key message to emerge from speakers at the FTA’s Managing Freight in London conference on Tuesday (2 June).
Palletforce has purchased its first network member in a bid to strengthen its service provision in London and the surrounding area.
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 […]