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). Latest figures from APN’s members reveal that pallet volumes grew by 6.3% to 19 million pallets in the first three quarters of 2017, with next day services growing by 7.3%. Half pallet services grew by 8% to more than 5.4 million and quarter pallet services increased 2.8% to just […]
Rase Distribution has quit Palletways bringing an end to a troubled relationship that saw the Lincolnshire haulier challenge the network’s guidelines by refusing to deliver pallet loads weighing more than 750kg to residential addresses on the grounds of safety.
Downes Transport has returned to Pallet-Track just over a year after it left the network for UPN.
The Potter Group has officially begun marketing itself as a Palletline member, following its takeover of pallet network member House of James in May. Palletline now has a dedicated page with contact details on the Ripon-based multi-modal company’s website, after Potter received permission to join from the network’s executive early this year. Potter’s takeover of House of James created a £33m company, adding 100,000ft² of warehousing space, 35 vehicles and 55 trailers to its fleet. The House of James brand […]