Palletforce and its haulier members moved a network record of 3.4 million pallets last year. This was an increase of 7% year-on-year with the network seeing an initial contribution from its expanded central hub, which can now handle up to 30,000 pallets daily. During 2017 it also extended the reach of its European express services to 20 countries, and its investment in technology and services in recent years was credited with aiding members’ growth. The pallet network, headquartered in Burton […]
Palletline-member HMT Shipping is to move from its Longbridge, Preston home to a new site near the city at Roman Way due to a surge in business.
Palletforce’s recent reorganisation of its East Midlands coverage saw H Beardsley exit the network, to be replaced by Lockwood Haulage and Nelson Distribution. This is the first time these two well-established operators have joined a pallet network as Steve Hobson reports.
The Association of Pallet Networks (APN) said new figures for the first six months of 2020 show the UK pallet network sector was “far less affected in terms of volume than the early experience of European counterparts indicated”.