Two haulage firms have joined pallet networks for the first time, with Pallet-Track and Palletforce both welcoming new members. Greater Manchester-based Express Parcel Services (EPS) has become Pallet-Track’s fourth new member this year, taking on coverage of the OL postcode area covering Rochdale and Oldham. The area was previously covered by Birds Transport, which remains a Pallet-Track member. A spokeswoman for the network said: “EPS is taking on some of Birds’ area, which it has relinquished in order to focus […]
Elddis Transport’s focus on fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) has helped the family firm weather the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and win new business, MD Nigel Cook told motortransport.co.uk this week.
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”.
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.