What do Pallet Distribution Services Consist Of?

The world of pallet distribution is vast and essential, as it’s responsible for making sure that goods arrive on time, right where they need to.

A cornerstone of freighting, transportation, and logistics, pallet distribution relies on communication, collaboration, and hard work to ensure that companies get the logistical solution they require.

In short, it involves loading pallets with goods and transporting them from point A to B. In reality, there are countless pitfalls and details to consider, and it often takes an elite service to get it right.

If you feel as though you need to bolster your company’s logistical infrastructure, here’s how pallet distribution works and how your business can benefit from a dedicated pallet delivery service.

Preparing the Pallets

Once you’ve prepared your pallets for transport, your UK pallet distribution service will come and pick them up at a predetermined time and load them onto their transport.

After this, the pallet will be taken to the nearest central hub for processing, and they’ll be matched with an appropriate carrier.

The Journey

The best pallet delivery companies utilise a well-established network of central hubs in order to distribute their client’s goods. After the pallets have been picked up by your distribution service, they’re then taken to the nearest central hub, after which they will be picked up by a carrier, and (using real time data) the fastest route to their final destination will be planned.

The driver will then take the pallets to their final destination using the quickest possible route.

This method is often the most cost effective way of transporting pallets on your end, as the moment you hire dedicated distribution services, you’re immediately gaining access to their established network – you don’t have to worry about forming the logistical partnerships with other transportation companies, it’s already done for you.

The delivery process usually takes around 48 hours, although next day delivery options are available in some cases. If you’re in need of next-day pallet delivery, don’t hesitate to get in contact with STR Logistics today, we specialise in transport solutions, and we’re here to get your pallets delivered on time, every time.

Types of Services

There are many different types of delivery option available, so whatever your transport needs, we’ve got them covered.

Whether you need to move a single pallet or you need a muti-drop delivery that spans the length of the UK and Europe, let us know what kind of palletised freight solution you need, and we’ll take care of it.

We can collect and deliver your pallets using a tail lift if this is easier for you when the time comes to prepare the pallets. If you have any specific questions or requirements, our friendly customer service team is here to help, so don’t hesitate to reach out.

Establishing your own pallet network takes time and a great deal of money, and in many instances, the best alternative is to let the experts take care of it for you.

Our customers always come first, which is why our collection and delivery services place customer care at the heart of the operation.