Packaging Scotland


Pallet specialist helps kite record holders fly high

PALLET boxes supplied by have assisted a world record kite flying team. A Kuwait-based crew has a Guinness record for the largest kite..

May 2018

Businesses urged to invest in training to tackle skills shortages

PACKAGING Services Europe (PSE) has urged the logistics supply chain to invest in training to help address industry skills gaps. The wash, inspect and repair..

May 2018

Hold the front page: newstrade distribution specialist hails switch to plastic pallets

MENZIES Distribution has been serving customers in the UK print media since 1833. The business is responsible for delivering some seven million newspapers..

April 2018

Plastic pallet solution pays off for spirits giant

A switch from wooden to plastic pallets has reportedly brought a range of benefits for premium spirits specialist The Edrington Group. The company approached..

April 2018

Pallet specialist secures fifth European partnership has added to its portfolio after signing a new partnership agreement with Italian manufacturer JCOPLASTIC, which cements the firm as sole..

January 2018

Pallet provider to fully automate two UK depots

PALLET pooling firm LPR UK has announced a series of investments in its nationwide network of facilities, including the full automation of two depots. The..

December 2017

Pallet provider issues Bonfire Night warning

A pallet pool provider has estimated that around 200,000 pallets will be burned on Guy Fawkes Night, costing UK businesses more than £2 million. LPR said many..

November 2017

“Emotive” video charts progress of pallet sector has created a new video to support its ‘Leave the wood’ campaign and show how far the pallet industry has evolved. The firm..

October 2017

Application first, cost second

Jim Hardisty, MD of, says first choosing the right pallets for the application, rather than the cost, will save customers time and money...

October 2017

Scott Group expansion plans gather pace with new acquisition

DUNFERMLINE-based Scott Group has announced the acquisition of Yorkshire pallet and packaging specialist Whirlowdale Trading Co (WTC). Scott Group has three..

August 2017