South Wales haulier Hicks Logistics is leaving Fortec to join The Pallet Network (TPN), and has begun running for the latter while it works its notice. Under the deal the firm has taken over the north Bristol, Avonmouth and South Gloucestershire areas from former TPN member David Hathaway Transport. David Hathaway Transport, which was operating in the area for both TPN and Palletforce, will continue its membership of Palletforce. Hicks Logistics transport director Simon Hicks told Motortransport.co.uk: “We were largely happy […]
From Palletforce’s new £50m super hub to Pall-Ex’s expansion across Europe, 2017 has been an exciting year for the pallet networks. MT takes a look back at what the year held for the sector’s players.
Pallet networks have so far failed to heed a call by Palletline to join it in reducing maximum pallet weights on tail-lift deliveries – though a number of them say they are considering the issue.