Pall-Ex has introduced a groupage service to support a new contract it is running together with Staples Solutions. The partners are now providing warehousing fulfilment and distribution to the Saint-Gobain-owned plumbers’ merchant Graham from Staples’ 500,000sq ft warehouse in Rockingham, Northamptonshire. The deal, which went live last week, will now build until full volume is reached next month. Pall-Ex and Staples have an existing contract with builders’ merchant Jewson, also part of Saint-Gobain. Read more Austin Wilkinson & Sons finds […]
Pall-Ex’s ambitious European expansion plan remains on track, despite the economic volatility gripping the Continent, deputy MD Cris Stephenson has said. Pall-Ex has set itself the target of having a 15 country-strong network of European franchisees by 2015. Stephenson confirmed its European expansion was “on track, and unchanged”. He said pallet networks’ inherent efficiencies and co-operative approach meant that, despite Europe’s troubles, they “play into that quite usefully. In times of economic trouble they are [often] a better option.” Pall-Ex […]
Pallet-Track members have backed a move to increase the pallet network’s internal delivery rate to pay for power-assisted delivery equipment to address weight concerns.