Palletways 51 drives ahead

Palletways 51, a member of European pallet network Palletways, has expanded its fleet of vehicles to accommodate its growing number of national and international customers.

Five new vehicles, kitted with the company's latest livery, have been purchased, bringing the total number in the company's fleet to 14.  The vehicles purchased by Palletways 51 include two 26-tonne vehicles, one 18-tonne, one Arctic and one 7.5-tonne vehicle. The vehicles were supplied by local Renault dealer, Allports.

Dez Shirley, Managing Director of Palletways 51, said: "Not only will the expansion of our vehicle fleet allow us to continue to develop our business via the Palletways network, but will also enable us to maintain the leading edge service that we provide to our customers as we grow."  

Palletways 51 is one of 100 plus UK Palletways members - all independent transport companies with local knowledge and expertise - which make up the UK distribution network and provide a range of express delivery services including next day, economy and timed delivery options. All the members' deliver small consignments of palletised goods to market faster and more cost effectively than traditional haulage methods.

Palletways, which was set up in 1994, has 270 plus depots across the UK and mainland Europe and handles circa 21,000 pallets a day through eight hub facilities across Europe.  The company's distribution networks in the UK and mainland Europe are supported by an unrivalled and fully integrated IT infrastructure, which allows customers to track and trace consignments using the internet.

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