Palletforce has added four more hauliers to its network and attributed the increase in members to ongoing investment. Lambert Brothers (pictured), Farsley Transport, REL Storage & Logistics and Speed Welshpool are the latest recruits to the pallet network. Kinaxia Logistics group company Lambert Brothers will cover postcodes in Southampton and Salisbury and MD Eddie Elmslie said the move was based on growing long-term network volumes: “The single Palletforce hub model is attractive as it will enable us to drive efficiencies […]
Warehouse developer Baytree is set to open two new-build units, covering a combined 180,000 sq ft, in Milton Keynes in December this 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 […]
Pall-Ex has signed its fourth European partner and launched its first all-new livery since Hilary Devey founded the pallet network in 1996. The new principal national partner, which can’t be named, will run Pall-Ex France as key-franchisee for the territory. Pall-Ex France will have a central hub in the Orleans region of France, and the new partner plans to be up and running by the final quarter of this year. The deal keeps Pall-Ex on course to realise its plan […]