James Wilson, the man behind the transformation of Palletways into the UK’s largest pallet network, is to retire. After two decades with TNT, Palletways CEO Wilson (pictured, main) bought the business with backing from Phoenix Equity Partners in 2004. Originally established by Andy Hibbert and Steve Aston in 1996, the deal provided an exit for then owner 3i and saw Julian Maturi hand over the reins. Maturi subsequently returned to the network for a second stint, ultimately as executive chairman, […]
Palletline has gone live with its innovative direct trunking initiative, as it continues to work on evolving the decades-old pallet network model.
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 […]
Welsh haulier Hicks Logistics is joining Pallet-Track and will take over the Welsh border postcodes around Chepstow and Avonmouth early this month.