18) James Wilson, CEO, Palletways After two decades with TNT, Edinburgh-based James Wilson was ready for a new challenge. That came in the shape of Palletways, which he bought with backing from Phoenix Equity Partners in 2004. Wilson had a clear vision for the then 10-year-old business: namely, to take a UK concern and expand it into the leading European pallet network – this year it launched services in Czech Republic and Slovakia making Palletways present in 13 countries. In […]
15) David Wells Title: Chief executive, FTA Wells succeeded Theo de Pencier as chief executive of the FTA at the beginning of May. It’s unusual that the chief executives of both associations are starting their period in office at similar junctions, which makes it hard not to make comparisons with the RHA’s Richard Burnett.
James Wilson, the man behind the transformation of Palletways into the UK’s largest pallet network, is to retire.
Palletways has recruited Fusion Supply Chain Solutions (Fusion SCS) and Cammack Transport into its pallet network.