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Gwynedd Shipping Limited joins European giant Palletways

Gwynedd Shipping Limited joins European giant Palletways

A leading haulage operator across the UK & Ireland Gwynedd Shipping Limited has become the latest company to join Palletways, Europe’s largest and fastest growing palletised freight network.

Gwynedd Shipping Limited (GSL), which is headquartered in Holyhead, North Wales with operations in five strategically located depots across the UK & Ireland, will handle single pallet loads to large scale consignments and will cover the CH postcode in Chester.

Andrew Kinsella, managing director at GSL, said: “We decided to join Palletways because of its mature domestic and pan-European networks, which will add value to our existing services. Palletways is also ahead of the curve in terms of innovation and technology and its Digital Information Hub and state-of-the-art monitoring and tracking systems will enhance our operational efficiencies. We’re pleased to be part of Palletways and are excited with the opportunities that being part of Europe’s largest palletised freight network affords.”

Barry Byers, Palletways’ network director, added: “This appointment demonstrates the importance we place on recruiting the most experienced firms in the logistics industry. GSL is a great asset to the network and we’re looking forward to drawing on their experience to grow our presence in and around Chester.”

GSL was founded in 1984 and now operates a 600+ strong fleet. It provides same day, next day and 48-hour services to the aerospace, automotive, chemical, construction, events & exhibitions, FMCG & retail, forestry, manufacturing, paper & packaging, pharmaceutical and steel sectors, and boasts 25,000 square feet of warehousing offering storage, cross docking, reworking and regional consolidation.

Its exemplary Health and Safety record and commitment to its people and customers is demonstrated with eight successive International Safety Awards from the British Safety Council. The company is ISO 9001 accredited, FORS registered, members of BIFA, the RHA & IRHA and recognised as an Investor in People.

It’s one of over 100 members in the Palletways UK network – Europe’s largest and fastest growing express palletised freight network. The company’s distribution networks are made up of independent transport companies who share each other’s resources to deliver consignments of palletised freight to market faster and more cost effectively than ever before.

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