This weeks' courier spotlight is Palletways; one of the largest express pallet networks! With over 115 depots across the UK and Ireland, Palletways are primed to provide excellent services and unrivalled connectivity.
Founded in 1994, Palletways are highly experienced in express palletised freight delivery and successfully deliver over 25,000 pallets per day. With hubs in Bristol, Cardiff, London, Birmingham, Colchester, Glasgow and Edinburgh, Palletways dominate the pallet industry.
Having built great connections with like-minded businesses (like Interparcel!), Palletways combines their expertise to enable customers access to efficient pallet shipping solutions. Palletways partnership with Interparcel has been invaluable to customers as we are able to offer excellent customer service and consistent pallet shipping.
What services do they offer?
Palletways are experts in shifting heavy shipments and are well-able to take pallets of up to 1,000kg.
They are able to handle palletised goods of significant weight, but it is important that you choose the most appropriate size pallet for your goods to avoid damage in transit.
Here are some of their guidelines:
- Full Pallets can be up to 2.2m high and weigh a maximum of 1,000kg (including the pallet)
- Light pallets can be up to 2.2m high and weigh a maximum of 750kg (including the pallet)
- Half pallets can be up to 1.1m high and weigh a maximum of 500kg (including the pallet)
- Quarter pallets can be up to 0.8m high and weigh a maximum of 250kg (including the pallet)
- Mini-Quarter pallets can be up to 0.6m high and weigh a maximum of 150kg (including the pallet)
Dedicated to helping people
Palletways are committed to people, and that doesn't just include their customers and staff. They are committed to eradicating smuggling and people trafficking, by using a comprehensive list of measures that limits consignments from being compromised.
Working closely with sniffer dogs, vehicle scanning technology and local authorities, Palletways seek to ensure that all laws are upheld and security of shipments is maintained. This is to not only protect network members and customers, but to protect the at risk individuals often involved in unsafe and unlawful smuggling.
Their ethos goes a long way to show their commitment to providing a safe, reliable and ethical service - in using Palletways delivery you can be certain you've chosen a secure option.
Pallet shipping expansion
Although we don't currently offer Palletways EU services, we still want to celebrate the successes of our partners in their global expansion. In recent years, Palletways has grown and established facilities in the Netherlands, Spain, Italy, and Germany. Today, Palletways has European services running to 24 European countries with 23 strategically placed hubs.
In 2016, Palletways delivery partnered with Imperial Logistics, an African and European logistics provider, and the business has continued to grow from strength to strength. This partnership with Imperial Logistics has allowed Palletways to become "the European Pallet Network" for anyone looking for express palletised freight and shipping large and bulky items.
This expansion offers excellent opportunities for their services to be more widely recognised and we hope to see them continue this market growth in the years to come.
Why book a Palletways delivery with Interparcel?
We are very pleased to be able to offer our customers discounted rates on Palletways excellent pallet services. With over 30 years of experience between us, you can be sure your parcel is in the safest hands.
Delivering throughout the UK daily, Palletways offers both Economy, Premium and By 12 timed services. Customers can access next day pallet delivery and affordable options that gets their goods from A to B, stress-free!
With every delivery Palletways quote booked through us, customers will receive a tracking number to accompany it. This can then be entered into our tracking portal to check on the status of the order.
Alternatively, customers can opt into our email notifications, which can keep you or your recipient in the loop at every step along the way. For those sending precious cargo, long-distance packages or even just a card to a loved one, you can be notified exactly where it is while it's on its way. Just simply select how many notifications you want to receive and you'll be notified as to where it is for free! Just make sure you add the correct email first time, as you won't be able to change or amend this later.
Businesses that often use pallet services may want to integrate their online store with our Shipping Manager. Through this, you can manage your orders and apply discounted pallet delivery services. You will be able to quickly generate a Palletways quote to find a cheap service that suits you.
With our Shipping Manager, online store owners can connect their account with our shipping solutions to benefit from:
- In-built address collection and correction, no more manual errors
- Branded tracking, create a seamless brand experience when customers track orders
- Parcel Presets: set pre-prepared parcel dimensions to save time when sending
- 'Send Again' and 'Return Parcel' actions to send and recall parcels from the same recipient fast
- Cheap pallet delivery services!
Our Shipping Manager integrates with all the big names in eCommerce so no matter where you conduct your business, we can help you offer affordable pallet services.
Dedicated customer service team
Our dedicated team of parcel experts are always on hand to help with anything parcel related! When booking with Palletways or any of our courier partners, our team are on hand to provide assistance from 8 am - 8 pm Monday to Friday and 9 am - 1 pm on weekends via live chat, email and telephone.
They are here to answer any questions you may have about a Palletways quote, their services, or how to make the most of their solutions.
Book a Palletways service through Interparcel today!
Book a Palletways service through us today and find a sizable service to suit you! You will struggle to find a better equipped pallet courier to rely on, so choose Palletways for efficient and professional pallet shipping today!