How Pall-Ex works
How the Pall-Ex Group International Pallet Model Works.
Pall-Ex Group was established in the UK in 1996 in response to the growing need for customers to reduce their stock holding and increase their flexibility. Our palletised freight network is designed to enable every business to trade nationally or internationally, with access to efficient and cost-effective distribution.
The pallet network model.
Pall-Ex Group operates a network of over 450 independent hauliers in the UK in Europe. Regionally-based member depots collect freight from customers, consolidate it at their depot and line haul it to the Pall-Ex transhipment hub for onward delivery to customers.
By uniting independent haulage companies to work together cooperatively in a network, Pall-Ex has introduced substantial operating and trunking efficiencies, enabling customers to send single pallets or part pallet loads quickly and cost-effectively nationally and internationally.
The palletised model supports economies of scale, enabling businesses to scale up without having to make major investments in transport. Our services are flexible so other businesses can be too, increasing pallets during peak seasonality and reducing during quieter times while still meeting customer expectations.
With increasing online purchases, pallet networks are vital to ensuring deliveries are made as swiftly and economically as possible, while also limiting the impact on the environment.
Working together. Growing together.
As part of a pallet network, member businesses can receive support and training to help future-proof their operations and increase their customer base. At Pall-Ex Group, we provide access to the latest technology, marketing support and training to ensure our entire network benefits from working collaboratively.