Palletforce members celebrate successby Press Release on 2012-06-27 02:11:01
PALLETFORCE hosted its annual Gala Awards Dinner last month, a glittering ceremony celebrating the success of its members.
Held at the prestigious Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel in London, the Dinner was a fantastic night of entertainment and celebration with some 380 guests in attendance.
The winners were:
Sales and Marketing Award – Edwin C Farrall Transport Ltd.
Members’ Services Committee Award – White Logistics.
New Member Award – Mike Brookes Transport.
Palletforce Depot of the Year The Robert Bedford Award – EVTS and Westfield Transport (joint winners).
Members’ Depot of the Year Award – Online Roadways.
Networkers of the Year – Alan Firmin Ltd, Bedfords Transport, David Hathaway Transport, EDS Couriers, Edwin C Farrall Transport Ltd, Evans Transport, Fagan & Whalley, JBT Bathgate, John Jempson & Son Ltd, Online Roadways, Owens Road Services, Redhead International, Simarco, Simpson Bros, Transtex, Star Transport & Warehosuing Ltd, Knights of Old, Hickmans, AK Worthington, H Beardsley Ltd, UK Freight Masters, S & J European Haulage Ltd, Transaction, Baynes & Son.
Paul Mather, Sales and Marketing Manager at Edwin C Farralls, said: “We were very pleasantly surprised to win, we didn’t expect it at all.
“I think in large part it was due to the new contracts, worth in excess of over £10million, which we have won over the past 12 months.”
Rob Walker, Managing Director of Westfield Transport, said: “We are proud to be the winning depot of an extremely successful pallet network. This is a great achievement which shows the dedication and hard work of all my team.”
Allison Brookes, Office Manager at Mike Brookes Transport, said: “We were surprised and highly delighted to be awarded the Palletforce 2012 New Member Award.
“We see ourselves as being a small cog in a very large wheel and it’s great to feel that a company the size of Palletforce thinks that its small members are also important.”
“Our Gala Awards Dinner is a highlight of the year, and this year was another fantastic occasion,” said Palletforce Chief Executive Michael Conroy.
”It was great to see the network coming together to celebrate and take pride in its shared success.
“Congratulations to all the winners and well done to everyone for your continued hard work.”