Latest News Stories

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

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...
Thursday, 13 May 2021
The RHA has issued guidance aimed at employers who handle pallets, particularly those who use vehicles fitted with tail lifts to deliver palletised goods to their own or customer sites, to help them reduce the risk of musculoskeletal injury to d...
Wednesday, 12 May 2021
Motor Transport 10 May 2021       "Pallet networks were created to reduce empty running, but what are they doing to cut emissions now?"This feature in Motor Transport talks to the networks about how collaboration and innovati...
Wednesday, 3 March 2021
The APN collates data from all of the UK's pallet networks, allowing its members to benchmark their performance. This data also provides a unique insight into the health of the UK logistics and palletised freight distribution sectors.  &nbs...
Thursday, 4 February 2021
APN shares top tips list for customers handling customs clearancesOne month on from Brexit, the pallet networks have shared the most common errors freight customers aremaking which can cause consignment delays – and a checklist to ensure s...
Wednesday, 2 December 2020
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