At Bowker Transport, we are incredibly proud to be shareholder members of Palletline, the UK’s only member-owned network and the original palletised freight distribution company. This enables us to provide Palletline services that are designed to offer reliable and cost-effective delivery through the successful combination of smart technology, industry-leading innovation and quality checks to add value to your business.

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What is the Palletline network?

Created in 1992, the Palletline network operates through carefully selected members who work collaboratively to provide the best possible services to our customers. At Bowker Transport, we are proud members of Palletline, the UK’s only member-owned network and the original palletised freight distribution company.

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What can we offer as part of the Palletline network?

What can we offer as part of the Palletline network?

Regardless of whether it’s a single pallet or a large consignment, at Bowker Transport, we offer a range of unrivalled services to ensure palletised goods are delivered safely, reliably and quickly across the UK.

Investments in market-leading technology such as full track and trace systems gives you complete transparency and complete confidence as pallets can be tracked during every step of their journey.

Complete transparency and confidence in your palletised delivery

Complete transparency and confidence in your palletised delivery

Palletline have recently introduced Palleteyes. A revolutionary state of the art tracking system designed to reduce inaccurate scans and improve pallet tracking. Integrated within the forklift, cameras have the ability to scan barcodes up to 2m apart, which also triggers CCTV cameras for full tracking of pallets. This is a major investment for Palletline which continues to show their drive in innovation.

Palletline and Amazon Partnership

Palletline and Amazon Partnership

Bowker’s customers enjoy the benefits of Palletline’s unique partnership with Amazon. Palletline are the only UK pallet network selected for Amazon’s Inbound Preferred Carrier Programme (IPCP). Dedicated Amazon teams consolidate inbound freight and deliver into nationwide Amazon Fulfilment Centres with fixed delivery time slots.

The reliable service simplifies and speeds up the delivery process to Amazon fulfilment centres FCs and reduces risks of financial penalties. Additionally, our dedicated support team handle the entire booking process for you, seamlessly transporting your inbound freight from collection point to FC.

  • Daily fixed slots at all Amazon Fulfilment Centres
  • Reduce risk of penalties
  • Minimises administrative tasks – Palletline’s central team take care of the bookings
  • Quicker, more efficient and fully compliant deliveries
  • Optimised transportation flow thanks to consolidation
  • Reduce carbon footprint- using the network model reduces mileage and fuel consumption
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Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some key FAQs

This allows us to streamline our process, having multiple members allows us to consolidate consignments destined for similar areas. Making this an efficient and cost-effective solution.

Using the Palletline network helps us reduce our carbon footprint, as the consolidation process allows for the maximisation of trailer space, reducing milage. Also, members have designated delivery areas based of their own location, reducing the need of travelling far and wide for non-local deliveries.

Palletline and its members invest heavily in industry leading technology, your goods will be scanned around 5 times, allowing for maximum visibility and tracking.

Due to the large scale of operation at Amazon, they have very rigid and specific delivery slots and processes that need to be followed. Palletline have specialist staff that can help minimise the workload and potential financial risks to its customers.

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