“Structural change” is required in the UK pallet network sector if it is to mature and continue to provide benefits to both customers and members, Palletforce chief executive Michael Conroy has warned. Speaking exclusively to MT, Conroy said that growth in palletised freight through the pallet network sector had slowed over the past few years, from a high of 15% in 2014 to 7% in 2017. While many transport businesses would be grateful for 7% annual growth, Conroy insisted that […]
Palletline has gone live with its innovative direct trunking initiative, as it continues to work on evolving the decades-old pallet network model.
The Hazchem Network is looking to boost volumes this year after opening a new 10-acre hub in Hinckley, Leicestershire this week.
Regional hauliers will not survive in the long term if their only income is from pallet network membership, according to Simon Nelson, MD of Nelson Distribution.