Elddis Transport has joined Palletforce after a 17-year hiatus from pallet networks. Based in County Durham, Elddis runs a fleet of 160 vehicles out of nine hubs. It will cover postcodes in the Consett and Tyne Valley area for Palletforce from today (26 October). Elddis joins Murray Hogg (a founder Pall-Ex member), which became a Palletforce member in May, and long-standing member BM Stafford International Transport. Palletforce said it had now significantly boosted its presence in the north-east of England. […]
United Pallet Network (UPN) is to move to a new home next year as it makes provision for continuing growth.
Pallet-Track will increase its number of members to 80, after recruiting five new hauliers into its pallet network.
The issue of significant downward rate-pressure remains the elephant in the room despite continued volume growth in the pallet sector, according to network heads. Speaking after the Association of Pallet Networks revealed its members had experienced volume growth of more than 4% in the first half of the year (compared to 7.9% in 2011), Adam Leonard, MD of The Pallet Network , said the sector was at risk of repeating the mistakes previously made in the independent parcels sector. “There’s […]