For a man that has led The Pallet Network (TPN) through its biggest change in recent history, namely joining the Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) fold, Mark Duggan comes across as assured and relaxed when motortransport.co.uk catches up with him. The reason for the interview with TPN’s MD is that it’s now more than six months since the network’s backer, private equity company LDC, decided to bring its 11-year ownership to an end. The decision caused a wave of excitement within […]
Unite members at Eddie Stobart Logistics’ Walkers Snacks Food contract are being balloted for strike action, after the union accused the haulier of ignoring its members’ established terms and conditions.
Lenham-based freight forwarder Abacus International Shipping and leading Hazchem haulier Butlers of Kent have both joined The Pallet Network (TPN) this week to cover postcodes in their fiercely contested south-east region.
Having achieved record volume last year 2013 is set to be another record breaker, with the UK’s nine pallet networks on course to handle the most pallets through their systems that they have ever done since the launch of the concept two decades ago.