The boss of Pallet-Track has told Motortransport.co.uk he has absolutely no regrets about mandating power-assisted pallet trucks for all tail-lift deliveries across the network. The move, agreed by members and paid for in part by an increase in the pallet network’s internal delivery rate, came into force from the start of February. Talking to Motortransport.co.uk, Nigel Parkes, MD of Pallet-Track, said internal tests conducted by the network ahead of the decision had shown that aside from the safety benefits of […]
Pallet-Track said an initial impact on its sales volumes during the first two months of lockdown in March had been reversed and its activity levels were already exceeding original forecasts.
Since July last year, the UK pallet networks have been facing the prospect of a new network entering the market. Principle Pallets is the brainchild of former Fortec directors Neil Hodgson and Marcus Fischer but Fortec network director Dave Spong and general manager operations Chris Dennigan (pictured above) tell MT that they haven’t heard much about the new venture. “Our members are telling us they have heard absolutely nothing from Principle,” says Dennigan. “They are on at least six months […]
Aztek Logistics MD Stuart Charter (pictured) assesses the logistics sector’s existential crisis