The number one concern of hauliers remains finding enough good drivers, even for those who are not currently recruiting, according to a survey by Pall-Ex. The pallet network asked 100 of its haulier-members what their key concerns were and the stand out worry – for 41% of respondents – was finding enough good drivers to meet their business’s needs. The main perceived reasons for driver shortages amongst the Pall-Ex members were an ageing population (37.5%); the negative perception of the […]
The continuing rise in internet shopping and an increase in the carriage of hi-tech and high-value goods helped members of the Association of Pallet Networks (APN) deliver a strong performance in 2015.
Pall-Ex is continuing its drive into Europe with the launch of a new network in Bulgaria.
Currie European’s MD said it had been focusing on customer and route profitability during 2016, in order to mitigate limited success in increasing its rates.