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Palletways members go Platinum for 2016

Palletways members go Platinum for 2016

Over twenty Palletways UK members were presented with a coveted Platinum Club Award at the company’s recent June 2016 packed Operations Conferences in Glasgow and Winchester.

The Platinum Awards recognise outstanding performance, operational excellence and first class levels of service for customers – qualities which support Palletways to operate as the largest palletised freight network in Europe.

Luis Zubialde, Managing Director Palletways UK, said, “The reason why Palletways is the market leader is because of the dedication and desire of our members to strive for better customer satisfaction and higher pallet volumes. This is our chance to thank and reward our members for their work over the last twelve months.

“But all of our members are winners in my eyes. All are open to the new ideas that will result in on-going improvement. All are willing to engage with Palletways management to tell us how we can support the business to improve. We’ve a strong partnership that will continue to deliver service excellence.”

Attendees at the conferences heard how over the previous year both pallet volumes and customer satisfaction levels have increased to record levels. Member turnover is also at a seven-year record low.

Palletways handles more than 23,000 pallets daily across the UK. One in every four pallets handled by palletised freight networks in the UK is distributed by Palletways.

Palletways winners list 2016 and reaction

Palletways South East

Martyn Young, Director, Ketra Logistics, said, “The team at Ketra Logistics is proud to have achieved Platinum status for the first time. The award is both recognition and a testament to the commitment and excellence of our team members here at Ketra. We look forward to building upon this success as a platinum club member.”

Full South East List:

· A Salvatori & Sons

· Axtra Ltd

· Cross Country Carriers

· Palletways London

Palletways South West

Simon Parry, Director, Frenni Transport, said, “Winning the Platinum Club Award is a great achievement for Frenni Transport. It shows our customers the high level of professional delivery that they have come to expect from us. I want to thank all of our team for their tremendous efforts”.

Full South West list:

· Arthur Oakley Transport

· Kay Transport

· PC Howard Swindon

Palletways Midlands

Ben Clark, Depot Manager, H&M Distribution, said, “Following the ops conference last year, we worked hard as a team to ensure our quality checks and compliance were as rigorous as they could be and in line with Palletway’s high standards. Everybody played their part. The award comes as we have just celebrated our fifth anniversary at H&M Distribution Gloucester and is in recognition of everybody’s hard work.”

Full Midlands List:

· Active Carriers

· Hastings Freight

· Montgomery Distribution

· Palletways Birmingham

· Sovereign Transport Services

Palletways North

Mark Ridgeway, Director, P.S Ridgeway Ltd, said: “The award is a tribute to all the hard work put in by all members of staff at P.S. Ridgeway over the last year. It means a lot to the team especially as we are one of the furthest members from the hub which presents extra challenges to overcome.”

Full North List:

· Allelys General Haulage Ltd

· Glendale Transport UK Ltd

· Orion Express Services Ltd

· Palletways Birmingham

· Rase Distribution

· Transland International Ltd

· Walkers Transport

· SK Distribution

· Kenyon Road Haulage


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