The long-established company, based in Belper, has become a shareholder member of Palletforce whose network of high quality transport companies spreads throughout the UK and Europe.
"As a company that always strives for excellence, is dedicated to further growth and consistently delivers quality service, Nelson Distribution is a perfect fit with Palletforce and our members," said Michael Conroy, Chief Executive of Palletforce.
"Adding a company of this calibre is fantastic news for Palletforce as we continue to expand our footprint throughout the UK and Europe and we are delighted to be working with them towards the continued success of the entire network."
Nelson Distribution began operations in 1949 and provides warehousing and transport services from its five-acre site. It now works with companies within the paper, packaging, heating and construction sectors.
The company delivers Just In Time (JIT) on a daily basis to international automotive companies and makes daily deliveries to major retailers.
"We are entering a pallet network for the first time to enhance our service to our current clients and to allow us to tailor our services to meet the needs of traditional pallet network users," said Simon Nelson, Managing Director of Nelson Distribution.
"We are delighted to become a member of Palletforce. We are very impressed by the excellent infrastructure, systems and the high quality of existing members. We feel joining Palletforce is a perfect complement to our existing business.
"We look forward to achieving significant business wins in the local pallet network market."
Nelson Distribution’s membership replaces H Beardsley, further strengthening the quality of the network and ensuring Palletforce achieve on a local level the market position it achieves nationally.