Palletways has appointed a former TNT UK manager to head up its Oxford operation, as activity at its new Abingdon site gets underway. The new 46,000ft2 facility is three times the size of Palletways Oxford’s former Didcot site, and can process up to 500 pallets a day. Its new general manager, Greg Birt, has 27 years of industry experience, including work as a general manager at TNT UK and, most recently, as the head of compliance at Yodel. Birt said […]
Palletways has cemented its position as Europe’s largest pallet network with the opening of both Bulgarian and Romania hubs.
Yodel has made its sixth pre-tax loss in a row, two years after it failed to hit its self set target of turning its first profit.
Palletways has won a £2m, 12-month rolling contract with Better Bathrooms.com that will see the network move some 70,000 pallets a year. Bathroom furniture, accessories and suites will be transported from Palletways hubs in Fradley, Staffs; Greenford, London and Livingston, West Lothian. Two new jobs will also be created at the network as a result. Rob Gittins, UK sales director at Palletways Owned Operations, says: “Over the years, we have built a very sophisticated pallet delivery network and an extensive […]