Palletforce’s Scandinavian service has gone live, as the pallet network continues to develop its European service. The network, based in Burton-upon-Trent, is no offering of 48-hour delivery and import service to Norway, Sweden and Denmark as well as Finland. Palletforce member Aeroship, part of the Leman Nordic Group, is operating the service on behalf of the network. Last year Palletforce revealed it wasone of the founding members of Allnet, an alliance of pallet networks. Allnet focuses on loads of one […]
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.
TNT said it is more certain about its future after the collapse of its multi-billion euro acquisition by UPS last week, despite analysts warning that the industry giant needs to “work out what is going on”. UPS pulled the plug on the €5.16bn (£4.31bn) deal after it became clear that the European Commission (EC) would veto the acquisition, which had been bogged down in EC red tape for the past 10 months, due to competition concerns. UPS said it was […]
Palletforce’s recent reorganisation of its East Midlands coverage saw H Beardsley exit the network, to be replaced by Lockwood Haulage and Nelson Distribution. This is the first time these two well-established operators have joined a pallet network as Steve Hobson reports.