A huge increase in continental e-commerce over the coming years means staying in Europe is crucial to the future of Pall-Ex, said group MD Kevin Buchanan. Buchanan said there were signs that the recent phenomenal growth of e-commerce in the UK could be slowing, but that cross-border commercial transactions were predicted to swell by 30%. “Currently, UK exports into the EU are worth an estimated £211bn to our economy,” he said. “To keep the business sustainable, we want to push […]
Industry leaders remain divided on whether the UK should remain in the EU, just over a month before the referendum on 23 June.
Leicester-based Premier Logistics has added a second southern site to its rapidly growing operation.
The industry needs to re-examine its relationship with its customers if it is to end the rate squeeze, according to Bullet Express MD David McCutcheon. Responding to news last week that despite growth in the pallet sector, rates remained under acute pressure, McCutcheon said: “As a haulier of more than 22 years, rates have never been better for clients.” McCutcheon, who is a Pall-Ex member and has a 50-strong fleet of vehicles, said: “While pallet networks remain invaluable to hauliers, […]