The boss of Eddie Stobart Logistics has endorsed Chep’s collaborative transportation programme, which, according to the pallet manufacturer, saved participants more than 900,000 road miles last year. Typically, a Chep customer delivers products to a retailer on Chep pallets, then returns with an empty truck. However, under the collaborative transportation programme, after a delivery the truck – managed by a 3PL – collects empty pallets from a Chep partner, or collects pallets from the nearest Chep plant, for delivery to […]
The pallet network sector is ripe for consolidation and Palletforce may play its part, CEO Michael Conroy hinted.
Two former Fortec directors are making their industry comeback with the launch of the first new UK pallet network in more than a decade.
Miniclipper Logistics is leaving Pall-Ex after more than 15 years with the network to join rival Palletline. The Leighton Buzzard-based firm was one of the founding members of Pall-Ex went it launched in 1996. Jayne Masters, sales director at Miniclipper, tells MT.co.uk that it wasn’t an easy decision to make. “Periodically, every two years we would review our position and look at other networks, but last summer there were one or two service issues and we also wanted to be […]