Lenham-based freight forwarder Abacus International Shipping and leading Hazchem haulier Butlers of Kent have both joined The Pallet Network (TPN) this week to cover postcodes in their fiercely contested south-east region. Abacus, which has been trading for 32 years, has previously used five pallet networks to handle imported freight from continental Europe and recently decided to take greater control of this freight by handling onward haulage itself. “We’ve had problems with some other networks , but never with TPN,” says […]
Lancashire operator FDC (Holdings) has expanded into a new DC near Preston.
Palletline, The Pallet Network (TPN) and Gazeley are set to exhibit at next month’s Multimodal for the first time, joining some of the UK’s largest operators.
Having achieved record volume last year 2013 is set to be another record breaker, with the UK’s nine pallet networks on course to handle the most pallets through their systems that they have ever done since the launch of the concept two decades ago.