The United Kingdom retail sector is a massive industry. In fact, UK retail industry sales landed at nearly £366 billion in 2017. This makes the UK retail sector a crucial part of the economy. And heavy goods vehicles, or HGVs, keep the retail sector running smoothly. Why are heavy goods vehicles so […]
Road & Transport
While lots of consumers prefer the treat of free shipping, it’s not always as easy a decision for companies as it might seem to consumers. When you cover shipping costs as a company, you could be taking a huge bite out of your profit margins. Instead of losing money on […]
The best product in the world isn’t worth much if it never reaches a customer. That’s why distribution forms one of the four pillars of the marketing mix. Without effective distribution, your product is the proverbial tree falling in the forest. No one will ever be on the receiving end […]
Are you a business owner looking for a value-added service in your industry? You should consider hiring a logistics service to help your company deliver your products! The logistics industry in the UK is worth over USD 118.3 billion and for a good reason. Logistics services help businesses from across […]
When it comes to distributing your goods on pallets, do you have the most efficient delivery system in place? Are you assured that your product will arrive at its destination undamaged? And, if needed, will it be appropriately stored? Is the delivery system efficient and well managed? Of course, no […]
GB registered HGVs in the UK completed 18.7 billion kilometres shifting 1.45 billion tonnes of goods. These government statistics underline the scale and importance of road haulage to UK industry. Without HGV transportation, goods cannot reach their destinations and businesses cannot operate. Read on to learn more about the importance […]
Specialist companies provide distribution services, or pallet delivery services. These companies collect and distribute pallets for goods from businesses around the UK.
For those who don’t work in the freight and logistics industry, it may well seem that the life of a lorry driver is a pretty easy one – they sit down all day, listening to the radio! The truth is that there are a number of factors that HGV drivers […]
The distribution industry is changing constantly. The meteoric rise and growth of pallet systems in the UK underlines the inherent flexibility of a sector that serves almost every corner of industry, with the focus on continuously enhanced levels of customer service.
First established in the 1980s, the original ‘hub and spoke’ distribution systems dedicated to palletised freight offered a revolutionary solution for the transportation of palletised goods across the UK. This reflected the model already used in the parcels industry. It provides reliable, economical solutions for next-day delivery of one to […]