Pall-Ex has strengthened its safety procedures and introduced improved software to help accelerate its drive into the B2C market. The company has equipped its drivers with an app that it claims enables them to make a full risk assessments at point of delivery and launched a software system which aims to give customers across the network increased freight visibility and improve safety at point of delivery. Dubbed MyNexus, the software system will work alongside the driver app by allowing customers […]
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The Potter Group has officially begun marketing itself as a Palletline member, following its takeover of pallet network member House of James in May. Palletline now has a dedicated page with contact details on the Ripon-based multi-modal company’s website, after Potter received permission to join from the network’s executive early this year. Potter’s takeover of House of James created a £33m company, adding 100,000ft² of warehousing space, 35 vehicles and 55 trailers to its fleet. The House of James brand […]
The industry needs to re-examine its relationship with its customers if it is to end the rate squeeze, according to Bullet Express MD David McCutcheon. Responding to news last week that despite growth in the pallet sector, rates remained under acute pressure, McCutcheon said: “As a haulier of more than 22 years, rates have never been better for clients.” McCutcheon, who is a Pall-Ex member and has a 50-strong fleet of vehicles, said: “While pallet networks remain invaluable to hauliers, […]