The Pallet Network (TPN) has appointed industry veteran Bob Richards as operations director. Richards takes on the role that TPN MD Mark Kendall vacated last January after he replaced Mark Duggan as MD. TPN’s new operations director will take responsibility for the day and night operations at TPN’s Minworth Hub, and its regional Hubs in Preston, Northampton and Coventry. Richards brings 30 years of experience to the role. Previous posts include general manager at David Hathaway Transport, divisional general manager […]
Netherlands-based pooling giant IPP and logistics expert Global Tracks have joined forces to harvest data from the recovery, recycling and repatriation of wooden pallets. The trial partnership aims to digitalise existing business processes to gain greater insight into how Global Tracks’ Internet of Things (IoT) expertise can be deployed in the IPP pool, and to leverage the extensive data provided every time a pallet is used. Data flows are digitalised, giving insight into asset damage, usage and loss, making it […]
The Pallet Network (TPN) has launched a recycling scheme which has cut members’ costs, their landfill waste and their carbon footprint.