Monday, August 19, 2013

Small Freight by Pallet Delivery System Celebrates and Launches New Initiative

Sir Ranulph Fiennes Attends Summer Conference
Shipping News Feature

UK – EUROPE – Palletways, the delivery system for small, palletised consignments which has grown in less than two decades from a UK base into a Europe wide network of 300 depots handling almost 30,000 pallets of freight per day, has recently celebrated its annual Summer Conference with the launch of a new initiative.

Sir Ranulph Fiennes was on hand for Birmingham headquarters to announce the scheme which will see only the best network members rewarded for excellence in performance, commitment and compliance. Only 12 of Palletways 106 UK members have been selected to join the Platinum Club and their selection shows their continuous commitment to providing the highest levels of service to their customers. Palletways UK Managing Director, Martyn Young, said:

“I’d like to thank all the Platinum Club members for their excellent work over the past year and their commitment to our network. Providing customers with a fast, reliable and efficient service is our top priority, and these awards highlight the dedication of our members to meeting the very highest standards.”

Palletways claims to be Europe’s largest and fastest growing express palletised freight network and provides collection and distribution services across 11 European countries: Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Spain and the United Kingdom with countrywide services in the UK ranging across next day, next day AM, timed delivery options, and Economy 2/3 day options.

Barcode technology and web-based track and trace monitor all consignments throughout the whole distribution process to all European destinations with inter country services combined onto a common platform IT link. The inaugural Platinum Club members are:

Arthur Oakley Transport Ltd; Gilbraith Transport Ltd; Hastings Freight Ltd; Jack Richards & Son; Kenyon Road Haulage; Palletways 51; Palletways Birmingham; Reason Transport Ltd; Sovereign Transport Services Ltd; Speed Welshpool; The Pink Link Ltd; and Transland International.