Palletways UK has celebrated the fifth birthday of its apprenticeship scheme. Since it launched at the end of 2012, 17 apprentices have entered the scheme, with 11 recieving full time employment at its completion. The scheme’s apprentice retention rate stands at 79%, which Palletways UK MD Dave Walmsley celebrated as “well above the national average of 67%”. He added: “Palletways has well and truly got behind apprenticeships. People are the foundation of our success as a market leader, so investing […]
Two major business wins helped turnover at Norfolk haulier Jack Richards & Son increase by 13% last year.
The Association of Pallet Networks (APN) has revealed a 16% increase in volumes for the first quarter of 2014 compared with the same period last year, with members delivering more than 4.6 million pallets between January and March.
Pollock (Scotrans) has acquired Blackburn-based haulier Gilbraith (TS) for an undisclosed seven figure sum, giving the Scottish operator extended reach into north-west England.