Premier Logistics has launched an apprenticeship scheme to encourage local young people to join its Leicester-based operation. The Pall-Ex member will ultimately take on four youngsters to work in different areas of the business: accounts, vehicle maintenance, transport operations and customer service. Mark Steel, commercial manager, told Motortransport.co.uk that in the past “nine times out of 10, we would look for experienced people that had already worked at other haulage companies” when trying to fill vacancies. “When we actually looked […]
Pall-Ex is to extend its Iberian network’s coverage to include the Canary Islands. Pall-Ex Iberia, which is celebrating its first anniversary, operates across Spain, Portugal and the Balearic Islands from a hub in Madrid. It has 33 haulier members and in its first year handled over 100,000 pallets. Enric Estruch, MD of Pall-Ex Iberia, says: “We are now in a position to start operating in the Canary Islands, which opens up a host of further possibilities for us.” Last month […]
After two tough days of judging some superb entries, the shortlist for the 2015 Motor Transport Awards has been announced. DPD once again leads the pack, being shortlisted for four awards, while Cemex is up for two. The pallet networks are well represented, with Pall-Ex shortlisted in four categories, and Palletline, Palletways (UK) and Pallet-Track making one appearance each. The Apprenticeship category sees manufacturers, dealers and operators go head to head, with Cartwright, Cemex UK, Nagel Langdons, Norbert Dentressangle and […]
Logistics firm Surrey Pallitz is gunning for growth after moving to larger premises that are closer to Gatwick airport and its customer base.