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. […]
Michael Conroy has a bounce in his step as he shows MT a series of wall-mounted photos of the network’s development in Fradley before its move to Callister Way, its current home, in 2009.
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”.
Hertfordshire-based Aztek Logistics is reporting “record-breaking” volumes thanks to a sharp rise in kerbside home deliveries during the Covid-19 pandemic.