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Another Gold for Palletforce at 60th RoSPA Awards
While Team GB has been racking up golds in Rio, Palletforce, the UK’s leading freight distribution company, has been awarded its seventh consecutive RoSPA Gold Medal.
The achievement is unprecedented for a logistics company, and once again highlights Palletforce’s commitment to occupational health and safety.
Palletforce reaches 26 million milestone
It’s another million milestone for the UK and Europe's leading pallet distribution network.
Palletforce has just handled the 26 millionth pallet at its central distribution Hub in Burton-upon-Trent.
The announcement comes just months after the 25 million mark was reached, and is yet another outstanding achievement in the company’s anniversary year.
Palletforce members honoured at gala event
Members of leading express pallet distribution network Palletforce gathered in London for their glittering annual Gala Awards Dinner.
The event, which celebrates the achievements of Palletforce members across the UK, was attended by more than 450 guests, with awards being presented in six different categories.
This year’s host at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel was BBC Radio 1 DJ Scott Mills, with entertainment provided by Britain’s 2016 Eurovision Song Contest entrants Joe and Jake.
Palletforce Continues Strategic Investment With Key Acquisition
Reinforcing its commitment to the pallet network membership, Palletforce has continued its run of investments with the strategic acquisition of QTR Transport.
The move is in line with Palletforce's desire to have the best possible pallet distribution network member for every UK postcode and the move will help support and complement the company's existing membership in the region.
Earlier this year Palletforce acquired London-based member UK Freight Masters, invested heavily in IT and work has begun on the construction of a new £50m SuperHub development at its Burton headquarters in Staffordshire.
Established in 1981 by owner Paul White, QTR Transport is based in Newbury, Berkshire, in a strategically attractive position for a distribution network. It provides quick and easy access into the Midlands and west London and gives Palletforce the strongest possible presence around the A34 and along the M4.
George Allinson Transport Chooses Palletforce
Darlington-based haulage company George Allinson Transport has become the latest member of the award-winning Palletforce distribution network.
It's the first time the family-run business, which will cover selected TS postcodes in Teesside, has joined a pallet network.
The move allows Palletforce, which recently achieved the 25 million pallet milestone at its Staffordshire hub, to further enhance its service across the north-east of England.
Founded in Bishop Auckland in 1955, George Allinson Transport recently invested over £2m on a 71,000 sq ft warehouse in Darlington, and has depots in Liverpool, Cinderford, Doncaster and Cambridgeshire for its 95-strong fleet.
Commercial director Alan Barnfather, who joined the firm in 1992, says that until now the company has always resisted the idea of joining a pallet network.
"We're a family business with traditional values and ethos – but we are also very forward thinking, and the industry is changing in the way it operates both in terms of network delivery and technology.
Palletforce Hits 25 Million Pallet Landmark
Palletforce is celebrating another major milestone at its central palletised distribution hub in Burton-upon-Trent.
The UK and Europe's leading pallet network handled its 25 millionth pallet - a record that coincides with the company's 15th anniversary.
In 2001, Palletforce launched from an aircraft hangar in Lichfield. The 560 pallets processed on its first night.
The state-of-the-art hub, built in 2008, is now used by almost 100 Palletforce members from across the UK. A second 240,000 sq ft unit is due to open in 2017, raising daily capacity to 25,000 pallets.
Palletforce CEO Michael Conroy said: "This is an amazing achievement and testament to the hard work and dedication of all our staff and members.
"Palletforce was founded on the principles of quality and service and over the last 15 years we have continued to build our reputation through investment in technology and infrastructure.
"With our new 'superhub' due to come online next year we are looking forward to more record-breaking achievements in the future."
Beverley Joins Palletforce Team as Quality, Health, Safety and Environment Manager
Palletforce has appointed a new quality, health, safety and environment manager.
Beverley Knight joins the UK's leading pallet network after more than 35 years with The Boots Company.
During that time she worked her way up from warehouse operative to the position of health and safety manager at the company's Nottingham plant, including a five years as operations manager where she was responsible for despatching 500,000 medical items a day.
In her new role, Beverley will oversee all aspects of health and safety at Pallerforce's hub in Burton upon Trent.
She said: "The workplace environment has changed considerably since I first began as a school leaver in 1980, none more so than attitudes to health and safety.
"Palletforce has a deserved reputation for excellence in this field, and with exciting expansion plans already underway here at the hub I am looking forward to playing my part in maintaining these high standards in the future."
Palletforce CEO Michael Conroy said: "Beverley brings a wealth of experience to this key role within the company, and we are delighted to welcome her as part of the team.
"Major expansion and investment brings major challenges, and we are determined to have the best people in place to meet those demands head-on."