Dave Walmsley has been named as the MD of Palletways (UK) as part of a wide-ranging management restructure at the network that sees former UK MD Luis Zubialde move into the new role of chief operating officer at Palletways Group. Walmsley joined Palletways 11 months ago as member and network development director, and was formerly group commercial director at workplace products distributor Lyreco Group. Furthermore, former MD of Palletways Europe, Rachael Alpha, has been appointed as group commercial director, while […]
Jack Richards & Sons has extended and expanded its contract with charcoal firm Big K Products for a further three years. Martin Zuill, transport operations manager at Big K, says: “Jack Richards [has] more than proved its logistics capability. So much so, that we’ve decided to award them with the contract to distribute our pallet network products throughout the UK.” Jack Richards is a member of Palletways. Dominic Purslow, Jack Richards & Son depot principal, adds: “We’re delighted to be […]
Having achieved record volume last year 2013 is set to be another record breaker, with the UK’s nine pallet networks on course to handle the most pallets through their systems that they have ever done since the launch of the concept two decades ago.
Palletways has said a departure from the EU will inevitably create “new challenges” for the industry and the network, in the wake of the UK’s decision to end their membership.