Wolverhampton-based pallet network Pallet-Track has said its new international service in partnership with Hellmann Worldwide Logistics UK will begin operating next Monday (13 April). The partnership, which the two firms announced a year ago, will deliver to 56 countries via a combination of road, sea and air. Pallet-Track founder and MD Nigel Parkes said the new service, which is beginning several months earlier than predicted at the time of the original announcement, and replaces a previous arrangement with freight forwarder […]
The United Pallet Network has revealed the identity of the first of its European service partners as Brownhills, West Mids-based Twente Express.
Pall-Ex is targeting Slovakia and the Czech Republic as its next European network, having also recently begun searching for a franchise partner in Bulgaria.
Parcel carrier CitySprint saw delivery volumes drop in London during the Games. The company, which handles B2B and consumer deliveries, made 75,000 deliveries to London postcodes during the Games. This was a 12% drop in volume compared with the 16 days proceeding the event (23 June to 7 July). Patrick Gallagher, chief executive of CitySprint, suggests the threat of traffic and congestion, as well as more people working from home during the period, likely reduced demand for couriers. However, the […]