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 […]
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 […]
Palletways has significantly increased its capacity at its central hub in Lichfield, Staffordshire, after taking on the former UK Pallets site on Fradley Distribution Park.