Marshalls of Eversham has become pallet network Pallet-Track’s 74th member.

It is the first time the 25-year old haulier based at a former airfield in Pershore, Worcestershire, has joined a pallet network.

The company, which has been operating within Pallet-Track for the past six weeks, has taken on the top part of the GL postcode, after an existing network member with additional coverage areas relinquished it.

Marshalls, which has an O-licence for up to 29 vehicles and 40 trailers, provides general haulage, warehousing and food and print distribution, as well as handling abnormal and hazardous loads.

Customers include supermarkets, mail order companies and high street retailers.

Nigel Parkes, MD of Pallet-Track, said: “Marshalls wanted to be able to offer different services to meet the changing demands of their established customer base, which they couldn’t do as a regional haulier but will be able to as a network member.”

Brian Simpson, operations director at Marshalls, said: “We see this as a very positive step. Joining the network will enable us to offer a high quality and efficient pallet pick-up and delivery service to business in our area, whilst also giving them the opportunity to benefit from our wider storage and haulage [offerings].”

•    Pallet-Track has effectively gone paperless for deliveries with 80% now accounted for via sign-on-screen technology. Consignment notes remain available to customers on request.