Logistics giant Pall-Ex Group is driving ahead with its international expansion into the US, as it seeks established trucking partners throughout the state regions.
The palletized distribution network has ambitious plans to overhaul the pallet freight model in the US and develop its current use beyond big and bulky loads.
Pall-Ex Group will be attending the International Franchise Expo at The Javits Center in New York City from June 2nd to 4th as it begins its search for new master license holders in key regions of the US.
The pallet network model operates on a hub-and-spoke basis, where regionally based sub-licensee trucking depots collect freight from customers, consolidate it at their depots and line-haul it to the master licensee transhipment hub in their state.
The model will enable independent trucking companies to develop and diversify their services for future growth under an independent brand.
Founded in the UK in 1996, Pall-Ex Group is well established throughout Europe; it operates across the continent from bases in 12 countries, after introducing the palletized freight model to a number of new markets.
It has also developed a business to consumer delivery method for palletised goods, following a multi-million pound investment in tracking and visibility software.
The collaborative approach to logistics and trucking has established huge efficiencies, enabling customers to send consignments ranging from single pallets to part loads, quickly and cost-effectively.
Mark Steel, Managing Director of International Business Units at Pall-Ex Group, comments: “The International Franchise Expo will be the first time Pall-Ex has brought its long established franchise model to North America.
“It signifies our ambition to become global leaders in palletized freight distribution and provides the perfect opportunity for us to introduce the palletized network model to the USA and beyond.
“We want to help businesses achieve their full potential and this offers a real opportunity for trucking operations to access industry leading knowledge and support, alongside award-winning technology and the internationally recognised Pall-Ex brand.”