Pall-Ex wished itself a happy 20th birthday at the end of November, with a dinner and dance at Newport’s Celtic Manor Resort. The event was attended by a host of long-standing and new members, including Bullet Express, 1st Class Transport and Cartwright Bros Haulage, all of which picked up awards on the night. The network moved a total of 117 pallets on its first night of operation on 29 November 1996, which has evolved into nightly volumes exceeding 10,000 pallets. […]
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).
The Association of Pallet Networks (APN) has revealed a 16% increase in volumes for the first quarter of 2014 compared with the same period last year, with members delivering more than 4.6 million pallets between January and March.