Palletways has introduced evening deliveries to its service offering, allowing it to deliver to customers for 12 hours every day. With the new delivery slots between 5pm and 9pm, the pallet network now enables its customs to pick between a morning, afternoon or evening delivery window. Using its ETA system, launched last year, customers are then given a two-hour window for each delivery. Palletways network development director Barry Byers said the new service is an industry first that opened up […]
Kidds Transport in Lancaster has put the devastating effects of 2015’s Storm Desmond behind it, investing £1.6m in additional warehousing following “tremendous growth”.
Pallet network Fortec has achieved The Investors in Excellence Standard. It joins the likes of DHL Supply Chain within the road transport sector, and professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, credit checker Experian and manufacturer Bombardier beyond. The standard is a framework to help businesses assess their performance and improve it. Ian Nield, chief executive of Investors in Excellence, said: “We have been hugely impressed with the attitude and commitment shown by Fortec Distribution Network to achieving the Investors in Excellence standard.” […]
The Pallet Network’s pallet recycling scheme, which allows partners to take their expired pallets to TPN’s hub for use in carbon-neutral energy generation, has saved 300 tonnes of wood from landfill in its first six months.