Essex-based TW Road Haulage has realised its expansion ambition by doubling in size and delivery reach, as well as increasing its workforce, less than two years after it joined Pallet-Track. The Basildon company, which started life as a commercial vehicle repair business 18 years ago and moved into logistics in 2008, initially employed five full-time staff to service the nine RM postcodes, including Romford, Tilbury and Hornchurch, in 2018. But the business has now secured all of Pallet-Track’s SS postcodes […]
Leicester-based Premier Logistics has extended its coverage within the Pall-Ex pallet network, following its purchase of the business and assets of Cobley Transport (Reading) last year.
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 […]
Growth in haulage rates slowed almost to a halt in the first three months of the year, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Average haulage rates grew by just 0.1% against a 2005 baseline in the first quarter of 2013, down from 0.2% during the final quarter of 2012, the latest Services Producer Price Index from the ONS has revealed.