Hot on the heels of the launch of a southern hub, Wolverhampton-based pallet network Pallet-Track has officially launched its first Scottish hub. The business said the partnership with network shareholder-member Courier Connections from its depot in Bellshill, would help speed up deliveries, cut costs and improve journey times. Pallet-Track recently boosted its network with a raft of new members. Martin McGeough, owner and MD of Courier Connections, which also has depots in Edinburgh and Perth, said: “We have been part […]
The Fortec Distribution Network plans to open a northern hub in a bid to unlock Scotland by the year’s end.
DPD hopes to build a £100m parcel hub in the East Midlands, increasing its overall capacity by 65%.
Backload rates are so bad that some operators are wondering if they’re worth taking. Is the era of backloads coming to an end? It certainly sounds like it for some operators, judging by comments MT has heard recently. The issue, of course, is that the rates being handed out for many backloads simply aren’t high enough for the job to be worth taking. It’s a long-standing problem voiced most recently by Matthew Kibble, MD of Lancashire-based Matthew Kibble Transport, who […]