Pallet networks have not adjusted their member-to-member rates for too long, the boss of Pallet-Track has said. Speaking to MT, Nigel Parkes revealed his 75 members had supported a bid, with 80% in favour, to increase the internal rate paid for deliveries within the network, something he believes is long overdue. “Although the industry is continuing to thrive, one of the main problems we’re currently facing is that driver recruitment is at an all-time low while orders are increasing. In […]
The inquest into the death of HGV driver Petru Pop, began this week at Buckinghamshire’s coroner’s court.
When MT meets up with Palletforce CEO Michael Conroy, at a central London hotel rather than the network’s hub in Burton-upon-Trent, it is ahead of the big EV Cargo announcement.