The members of the Association of Pallet Networks (APN) moved more than 17.5 million pallets in the first nine months of 2016. APN chairman Paul Sanders said this was a 4.5% increase on pallet volumes over the same period in 2015. He said: “The pallet network model responds well to volume fluctuations and service levels remain high across the year.” Sanders added that while there had been growth across all service offerings in the sector, the greatest increase had been […]
Reason Transport is facing charges under the Health and Safety at Work Act following an HSE investigation into the death of HGV driver Petru Pop in November 2016.
Online grocery retailer Ocado has said its second customer fulfilment centre in Dordon, Warwickshire, will commence operations in February next year. Equipment installation at the warehouse is almost complete and testing has been underway since May, the firm confirmed. The project “remains in line with budget”, it said. The retailer, which also announced it had secured an 18-month extension on £100m of loans from its lenders to July 2015, said it had achieved an 11% rise in gross sales year-on-year […]
Palletways has launched a new business strategy that it claims will allow it to “dominate the pallet sector for years to come”, seeing its 100-plus UK haulier membership enter a new phase of sustainable growth.