Arundel-based events logistics experts RT Page has joined The Pallet Network (TPN) covering parts of the GU and BN postcodes as part of a strategy to develop its domestic haulage business. MD Nick Tree said it has worked extensively with the Eddie Stobart Logistics-owned network over the summer ahead of its September launch and it has been impressed with its operation. “We will continue to be leaders in events logistics, not least because of the military precision we bring to […]
Eddie Stobart’s purchase of The Pallet Network marks the next step in the evolution of the sector, claims boss
Eddie Stobart Logistics’ purchase of The Pallet Network (TPN) represents the evolution of the pallet network model, according to MD Mark Duggan (pictured).
Eddie Stobart Logistics has seen its group turnover surge by more than a third thanks to a shopping spree that has seen it buy iForce, half of Speedy Freight and The Pallet Network (TPN).
The issue of significant downward rate-pressure remains the elephant in the room despite continued volume growth in the pallet sector, according to network heads. Speaking after the Association of Pallet Networks revealed its members had experienced volume growth of more than 4% in the first half of the year (compared to 7.9% in 2011), Adam Leonard, MD of The Pallet Network , said the sector was at risk of repeating the mistakes previously made in the independent parcels sector. “There’s […]