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 […]
Pallet-Track members have backed a move to increase the pallet network’s internal delivery rate to pay for power-assisted delivery equipment to address weight concerns.
Cris Stephenson has taken on the role of UK MD at Pall-Ex, succeeding Adrian Russell who becomes group MD, and assumes exclusive responsibility for the pallet network’s European operations.
Lockwood Haulage saw its annual turnover climb by almost 20% to £17.5m in its latest reporting period, thanks to new wins and the development of existing partnerships.