Hull-based Harrison Solway is to go ahead with major celebrations for its 20th anniversary – but delay its plans for a year in light of the pandemic. One of Pallet-Track’s inaugural network members, the company is parking its celebrations until 2021 but said it is continuing a successful trajectory despite the challenges of Covid-19. The company has also had to cope with serious illnesses to its two founders over recent years along with the sudden death of its operations manager, […]
UPN has welcomed six new hauliers into its network, plus a partnership agreement with France-based Euro Channel Logistics.
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 […]
H Parkinson Haulage upgrades to Iveco Stralis NP 460 gas trucks after successful trial of Stralis NP 400
Preston-based H Parkinson Haulage (HPH) has taken delivery of seven Iveco Stralis NP 460 4×2 gas powered trucks after 30 months of successfully trialling seven of the Stralis NP 400 4×2 tractors.