The Managing Director of Bedfords Transport has been elected as a non-executive director to the board of Palletforce.
Steff Pfadenhauer was elected to the board at Palletforce’s Annual General Meeting on January 13.
"I am delighted that I have been voted onto the board of Palletforce, which obviously shows confidence from my fellow shareholders," said Steff.
"It is imperative that these fellow members work closely with the board and this vote of confidence is my opportunity to further improve communication.
"There are several challenges and opportunities in the coming year and I hope I can assist all concerned in moving the business forward.
"I have no doubt that my 39 years experience in the logistics industry gives me a solid background for being a positive, pro-active member of the board."
Bedfords, which is based in West Yorkshire and offers warehousing, transportation and European services, is a founding member of Palletforce, the UK’s leading palletised distribution network.
Palletforce Chairman John Brotherton said: "The board functions very effectively and the mix of members with full-time executive directors ensures that business decisions are always taken with the members’ interests in mind.
"The lively interest and commitment of all the directors is apparent whenever we get together at strategy workshops or monthly board meetings.
"I am delighted to welcome Steff to the board and I am sure he will complement the existing directors."