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 […]
Miniclipper Logistics is leaving Pall-Ex after more than 15 years with the network to join rival Palletline. The Leighton Buzzard-based firm was one of the founding members of Pall-Ex went it launched in 1996. Jayne Masters, sales director at Miniclipper, tells MT.co.uk that it wasn’t an easy decision to make. “Periodically, every two years we would review our position and look at other networks, but last summer there were one or two service issues and we also wanted to be […]
UPN is offering its members “significantly upgraded support” after opening a purpose-built SmartHUB central sortation facility.