Palletforce has purchased its first network member in a bid to strengthen its service provision in London and the surrounding area. The pallet network has bought Belvedere, south-east London-based UK Freight Masters. The company was founded 25 years ago by David Bland, who will remain with the business for the next six months. It became a Palletforce haulier member 11 years previously, and recently won the Members Depot of the Year at Palletforce’s annual awards. Palletforce chief executive Michael Conroy […]
Pall-Ex is well placed to deal with any short-term consequences from Brexit but believes any reduction in the availability of EU labour could hurt the UK’s transport industry.
Pallet networks achieved record volume last year , with almost 16 million pallets processed though the UK’s collection of central hubs.
An expected decision by the Health and Safety Executive to not limit the weight of tail-lift pallet deliveries has been met with anger by pallet networks, with Pall-Ex group MD Kevin Buchanan describing the result as the “biggest fudge under the sun”.