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29/05/2014

Palletways Crowned Business Of The Year

Logistics expert Palletways has been awarded the prestigious Express & Star Business of the Year Award at an annual dinner that celebrates the best businesses from across the Midlands.

The network was recognised for its commitment to its staff through its development programme for internal workers and members, its dedication to upholding the highest levels of training and health and safety, and for its contribution to the region.

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29/05/2014

Palletways Wins European Contract With Yankee Candle

Palletways, Europe’s largest and fastest growing express palletised freight network, has announced a three year contract with The Yankee Candle Company for the distribution of its products across Europe.

The announcement comes as Yankee Candle steps up its activity in Europe following the launch of its Consumer Direct website in October 2012 and the purchase of a 170,000 sq ft headquarters in Avonmouth. 

Their products have already proved a...

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04/03/2014

Palletways Group appoints new UK Managing Director

The Palletways Group today announces the strengthening of its UK management team with the appointment of Luis Zubialde as UK Managing Director.
This is a new position, which complements the senior management team Palletways already has in place in the UK. Julian Maturi will continue in his role as UK Chairman and Martyn Young as Managing Director of Palletways UK Member Network.

Palletways, which celebrates 20 years in business in 2014, has continued to...

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14/01/2014

Palletways hit sweet spot in deal with global confectionery giant

Lichfield based logistics experts, Palletways, have won a major contract with a global confectionery giant to distribute their products throughout the UK.

Fini Sweets, which is present in over 80 countries and is the largest producer of marshmallows, jellies and liquorice worldwide, is stepping up its UK activity in 2014 and has teamed up with Palletways Fulfilment, the warehousing solutions operation of the Palletways Group.
Based at the logistics firm’s...

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22/11/2013

Palletways Recognised For Major Industry Innovation

Logistics experts Palletways have been presented with the Global Freight Innovation Award for New Process for their unique system to automatically scan and photograph every pallet that enters their network.
The Palletways Archway Scanning System (P.A.S.S) uses an array of cameras to take a high definition photo of every consignment handled to improve the traceability and tracking of every individual pallet. With over 30,000 pallets handled by the Palletways Network...

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18/11/2013

Palletways Beats Giants To Win National IT Award

Logistics experts Palletways have beaten international communications giants to be awarded the prestigious Business IT Innovation of the Year Award, a high-profile national accolade which recognises excellence in Information Technology.
The Award, presented at the annual BCS & Computing UK IT Industry Awards, acknowledges new hardware or software products that make the biggest contribution to business technology or to IT in general. Other organisations shortlisted...

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15/11/2013

Palletways Nominated For 4 Major Industry Awards

Palletways has been shortlisted for four categories in the Global Freight Awards – major accolades that reward best practice in freight and logistics and seeks to help improve industry standards.
Following on from their recognition as the ‘Best Place to Work’ at this year’s Express & Star Business Awards, Palletways have been shortlisted at the Global Freight Awards as ‘Employer of the Year’ for their outstanding commitment to professional and personal development...

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24/10/2013

Palletways Win International Trade Award

Palletways, Europe’s No.1 palletised freight network, has been named winner of the International Logistics award by one of the UK’s leading business publications Insider.

The Insider International Trade Awards were founded in 2012 to celebrate the excellence in international trade and recognise the accomplishment of companies and organisations...

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25/09/2013

Palletways Shortlisted For National IT Award

Lichfield-based Palletways, Europe’s largest and fastest growing palletised freight network, has been shortlisted for the BCS & Computing UK IT Industry Awards, a high-profile national accolade which recognises excellence in computing.
Palletways has been shortlisted for the prestigious Business IT Innovation of the Year Award alongside a number of major companies including Virgin Media, BT and Telefonica UK. The award will be presented for new hardware or software...

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20/08/2013

Palletways European network extends into Czech Republic and Slovakia

Palletways, Europe’s largest provider of express distribution services for palletised goods, has announced two developments to its existing pan-European services. Firstly it will be extending its geographical coverage by offering full services to and from both Czech Republic and Slovakia and secondly it will be adding two new pallet types to all of its pan-European services, with the addition of both a Mini Quarter Pallet and a Light Pallet. Both new developments will...

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15/08/2013

PALLETWAYS UNVEILS INAUGURAL PRESTIGIOUS PLATINUM CLUB

British explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes helped Palletways to launch a new initiative to reward its members for continuously enhancing their customer service performance at its annual summer conference.

                         
The Palletways Platinum Club is a scheme designed to reward only the best...

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16/07/2013

Logistics giant to recycle 100% of waste at National Hub

Palletways, Europe’s largest palletised freight network, has announced that 100% of all waste created at its National Hub in Lichfield will be recycled as part of its wider commitment to promote high standards of environmental management.

The announcement follows the creation of a new partnership with recycling specialists Willshee’s Skip...

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20/05/2013

Palletways 'Best Place to Work' Award Winner

Palletways, Europe’s largest and fastest growing palletised freight network, has been awarded ‘The Best Place to Work’ award in the Express and Star Business Awards 2013.

The award is presented to the company that has improved performance as a result of outstanding commitment to professional and personal development, corporate social awareness and action regarding environmental issues.

Andy Turner, Managing Director of Palletways, commented:...

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09/05/2013

Palletways Shortlisted for 3 National Awards

Palletways, Europe’s largest and fastest growing palletised freight network, has been shortlisted for three Motor Transport Awards, a high-profile national accolade which recognises excellence in the road transport industry.

                     
Palletways has been shortlisted for the prestigious Network of the Year award, which...

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28/02/2013

Going the distance, Palletways rewards longest serving employees


Lichfield-based Palletways, Europe’s largest and fastest growing express palletised freight network, has recognised the dedication of its most seasoned staff by presenting them with Long Service Awards.
Held at Palletways’ National Hub in Lichfield, seven employees with more than 15 years’ service were awarded with £500 to mark their achievement and thank them for their devotion to working...

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15/11/2012

Northern Hub presents ‘extra punch’ to Palletways

Palletways, Europe’s largest and fastest growing express palletised freight network, has officially opened its new 60,000 sq ft Northern Hub in Morley, Leeds, which aims to create a win-win distribution solution for its members and customers.
Unveiled by Leeds-born Olympic Gold medal winning Boxer Nicola Adams, the new hub will enable the network to reduce its annual fuel costs by a total of £650,000 through reducing the mileage its vehicles travel by circa 800,000 miles....

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15/11/2012

Palletways arrives at the Canary Islands

Palletways, Europe’s largest provider of express distribution services for palletised goods, is proud to announce that it now provides services to and from the Canary Islands.
The service is delivered by its Iberian network Member Loto Logística and this now completes the network’s coverage across the whole of Spain and Portugal. 
Jose López-Infantes, General Manager at Loto Logística, said: “We wanted to be part of a network which mirrored the quality of service and...

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04/07/2012

Palletways Double Award Winner

Palletways, Europe’s largest and fastest growing express palletised freight network, has won two awards at the national Motor Transport Awards 2012 for ‘Best Use of Technology’ and ‘Innovation’.

The Palletways Archway Scanning System (P.A.S.S.) was awarded ‘Best Use of Technology’ – a world first scanning system that scans and photographs every pallet on...

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29/05/2012

Premium+ Service Launched

Palletways launches a new market leading 48 hour door-to-door European delivery service as part of its plans to significantly grow its share of international traffic. 

  • Service between Germany and UK
  • Premium+ available from Italy to Germany
  • Delivery time improved by 24hrs

The Premium+ service, which starts from March, will for the first time deliver palletised freight direct to our Germany Homberg hub from the UK and Italy in just 48...

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29/05/2012

Palletways Dartford Depot Opens

Palletways  has expanded its UK operations with the opening of a new depot in Dartford.

  • 5th Palletways facility in the UK
  • Five new staff recruited
  • 19,000 sq ft (1765 sq m)

The 19,500 sq ft (1765 sq m)  depot is the latest addition to Palletways’ existing facilities in Lichfield, Edinburgh, Oxford and Greenford in London. It marks a significant milestone in the company’s future plans for growth.
The opening of the new depot will...

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29/05/2012

World’s first hub scanning system


Palletways has developed a unique scanning system to photograph every pallet on its journey through its UK hub in Lichfield.

  • World’s first archway hub scanning system
  • 144 scanners
  • 16 HD cameras

In conjunction with a number of specialist suppliers, Palletways designed and installed the bespoke technology at a cost of around £750k. The world’s first ‘archway’ hub scanning system provides full visibility of vehicle and pallet movements....

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