- 21 September 2018
- Transport / Logistics Services
Thirty-six new members have joined Palletways in the last 12 months, and the network can now reach 20 countries as a result.
Palletways members now move 10 million pallets a year, serving some 50,000 customers across Europe. At the beginning of 2017 there were 320 members and now there are a record 350.
Luis Zubialde, Chief Operating Officer of Palletways Group, said: “The strength and growth of our membership is a crucial part of the Palletways success story. As we gain more members, our service coverage for customers improves, we create opportunities for economies of scale and provide better value for money for the customer. The Palletways family across Europe welcomes our most recent members and continues to thank our existing team for their dedication and hard work.”
In the UK, 11 new members of Palletways have joined. Among these Coventry based Transol Logistics is one of the newest members. With over 60 vehicles and 75 staff, it has moved into general haulage and international time-critical logistics in the automotive and aerospace industries. It now has offices in Poland and around the UK.
Rob Gittins, managing director for the Palletways UK, said: “Recruitment and retention of the best hauliers in the business is a core part of our activity. We’ve taken steps to make sure our support package for members is as attractive as possible. Each member has access to dedicated support managers as well as assistance from marketing, service excellence professionals and of course our wide range of industry leading IT.
“We’re delighted to welcome the recent additions to our network and look forward to them being part of the Palletways success story for many years to come.”