Pallet network growth continues despite tough trading environment


There is no sign of growth in the pallet sector slowing despite a “difficult trading climate”, according to the Association of Pallet Networks (APN). The association’s figures for Q1 2017 show that its members moved more than 5.9 million pallets in the period, 7.2% higher than Q1 2016. APN chairman Paul Sanders said its members were seeing year-on-year growth across their businesses, with a 7% increase in next day volumes, 8.7% growth in half pallets and 6.5% for quarter-pallet volumes. […]