Palletforce members EDS Couriers, Stones Distribution and Griffins Logistics have all expanded their depot facilities. Cannock-based EDS Couriers has relocated to a 2.5 acre depot after a £3m investment in new premises and equipment, which includes a £194,000 purpose-built canopy to house Palletforce trucks. Griffins Logistics has also expanded its premises with an additional site at its Tuxford base, while Hoddeston-based Stones Distribution has opened a new depot in Enfield – giving Palletforce enhanced coverage across north London. Palletforce CEO […]
Express parcels and mail provider UK Mail Group says it is taking action to plug the gaps in its pallet distribution business UK Pallets. It reported a significant decline in operating profit from this division during the first six months of the financial year. While revenue from its pallets business rose 0.8% to £14.3m in the six months to 30 September compared to the same period last year, operating profit fell over 26% to £800,000, said the firm. UK Mail […]
Circle Express has become Palletforce’s third new member of 2017, while Palletways has welcomed a new haulier in the Leicester area.
Pallet networks are continuing to carve out a greater share of the parcels market, delivering record half-pallet volumes and next-day deliveries this year, according to the Association of Pallet Networks (APN).