Distribution Group Pall-Ex has been singled out by judges of the National Business Awards as a highly commended entry in the Midlands region Business of the Year 2007 category. The company, which specialises in the nationwide collection and delivery of small consignments of palletised freight through its network of independent haulier members, has won a large number of accolades in recent years. The “highly commended” also follows a string of successes in the National Business Awards, including highly commended for Best Use of Technology and as a finalist in the Business Innovation category.
Hilary Devey, MD of the Leicestershire-based company has also been named as a finalist for the Entrepreneur of the Year in this year's National Business Awards for the Midlands region. This follows a triumphant year in which she won the Prowess Inspirational Woman award, CBI First Women Award for Business Services and was one of four finalists for the Veuve Clicquot Businesswoman of the Year, amongst other accolades.
Commenting on the latest successes, Pall-Ex MD Hilary Devey said: “I am delighted that we have all been recognised for our efforts over the last years – this is very much a team effort and I congratulate everyone at Pall-Ex HQ and all of our members within the Pall-Ex Network on achieving these prized accolades from such a prestigious national body”
Pall-Ex was established in 1996 by Hilary Devey to deliver small
consignments of palletised freight cost-effectively throughout the UK. In less than ten years, the company has become the No.1 operator of a
palletised “hub and spoke” freight network, with over 100 depot locations throughout the UK and Europe and a purpose-built £12M hub in Leicestershire. Pall-Ex offers a comprehensive range of pallet storage and delivery solutions, with access to over 7,500 vehicles and over five million square feet of warehousing in the UK and Europe. It also supports the industry's charity, Transaid, with its 'Penny-A-Pallet' scheme.