The continuing rise in internet shopping and an increase in the carriage of hi-tech and high-value goods helped members of the Association of Pallet Networks (APN) deliver a strong performance in 2015. The eight members delivered a total of 22.4 million pallets in 2015, up more than 8% on 2014’s volume. Economy pallets, as a category, grew by almost 11% in the year. “Confidence in the services offered by the networks has improved and we are seeing a change in […]
Fortec member Team C Express has joined the United Pallet Network (UPN), in addition to its Fortec membership.
Palletways is to open a new, larger depot in Nijmegen serving the Benelux region.
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 […]