Latest News Stories

Below are a list of our recent news stories - which are regularly updated.  Click on a title for more details.

Monday, 25 April 2022
This week, all APN Pallet Network Members are holding a week-long safety focus, coinciding withWorld Health and Safety Day on 28th April, to make workplace injury a thing of the past.“Safety is everyone’s responsibility,” says ...
Monday, 25 April 2022
The APN's Health & Safety Forum group was established in 2006 to share best practice across the sector.   Thursday 28th April marks the UN's World Day for Safety & Health at Work; across the week APN member networks will be sha...
Tuesday, 15 March 2022
The APN has written an open letter to the UK Government requesting the necessary suspension of VAT and the freezing of fuel duty for the urgent relief of the haulagesector.                    &nb...
Saturday, 12 March 2022
The APN is calling for the Government to pause VAT on fuel for hauliers.                                                 ...
Monday, 28 February 2022
The APN collates data from all of the UK's pallet networks, allowing its members to benchmark theirperformance. This data also provides a unique insight into the health of the UK logistics andpalletised freight distribution sectors.   ...
Thursday, 25 November 2021
Third quarter figures for the pallet network sector reveal huge increases involumes delivered, despite the ongoing national driver crisis, and a substantialcontribution to carbon reduction.                ...
Saturday, 16 October 2021
The Association of Pallet Networks says the inexorable rise of transport costs will affect freight costs and the cost of living. While the UK government espouses the benefits of higher wages, freight customers must prepare themselves for si...
Friday, 4 June 2021
Steve Hobson (Editor, Motor Transport) and Paul Sanders (Chairman, APN) share their views on the recently published tail-lift guidance from the RHA. Join the conversation on Twitter @pallet_networks
Friday, 4 June 2021
New RHA guidance on pallet tail-lift deliveries leaves critical safety decisions to drivers and operators. 
Friday, 4 June 2021
Paul Sanders, Chairman of the APN has written to the Secretary of State for Transport requesting urgent assistance for the transport sector in addressing the crippling skills crisis it faces. Sanders highlights issues around recruitment and...


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