Pallet network residential deliveries have risen to unprecedented levels during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the Association of Pallet Networks (APN). It said the first quarter of 2020 saw 14% of pallet network volumes being delivered to residential addresses, but this rose to almost 36% during April. The APN said the rise in residential deliveries was largely driven by consumer demand for hi-tech equipment, food and drink, gardening and DIY products during the pandemic. APN chairman Paul Sanders, said: “Pallet […]
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