Pall-Ex has hailed its partnership with online retailer Tile Mountain as a great success having seen the account grow year-on-year since it first took on distribution in 2013. Tile Mountain’s acquisition of key industry names including Tons of Tiles and Capitol Tiles Group has also led to the logistics giant and its nationwide network of SMEs securing additional volume. The transportation of fragile goods increases the risk of damages, Pall-Ex admitted, but the firms have worked closely to improve the […]
As the economy struggles, UK pallet networks continue to record year-on-year growth. The UK’s pallet networks shifted more than 15.3 million pallets last year, a 7.3% rise on the number moved in 2010. Data from the Association of Pallet Networks (APN) shows that while the UK, and beyond, has endured recession, the networks have continued to outperform the economy. Eight of the nine UK networks are APN members, representing more than 650 hauliers, almost 30,000 vehicles and 13 million ft2 […]
A Davies Transport based in Yorkshire has re-joined Pall-Ex, covering postcodes within the Wakefield area.
Early reports show London 2012 didn’t result in the hoped-for volume growth for logistics After the expectation, worry and planning, London 2012 has passed into history. Confounding expectations, the organisers delivered and the UK got behind the competition with uncharacteristic fervour. But while we can all take pride from the record medal haul, did this translate into more sorely needed business for Team Road Transport? Nick Matthews, MD of Essex haulier Roadways Container Logistics, said: “While the Olympics was a […]