Witham Logistics team receives National Award for Excellence

A haulage firm in Witham has received a national award in recognition of its outstanding performance within the UK’s largest and most trusted pallet network.

Tendring Express Services Ltd, based at Braxted Road, which is part of the Palletways UK network, received Palletways’s Platinum Award at the logistic giant’s recent national conference.

The team from Tendring Express received the award for operational excellence, presented in recognition of their ability to deliver the highest level of service to the network and their customers over the last six months.

The Platinum Award focuses on Palletways’ core deliverables and operational culture which each member in the network is measured by.

Commenting on behalf of Tendring, Ben Hargreaves, said: “The Platinum Award recognises the very best companies within Palletways’ UK network and is presented to those members that excel in the service delivery field. We are delighted to have achieved Platinum Club status which is testament to the hard work of our staff to maintain and improve our levels of service and efficiency. It also shows our customers they can expect the very best in transportation and logistics from us.”

Warwick Trimble, network director at Palletways UK, added: “Providing customers with a fast, reliable and efficient service is our top priority, and these awards highlight the dedication of the team at Tendring Express who have gone above and beyond to meet the stringent of standards. It has been great to look back at their performance over the last six months and a pleasure to present them with this coveted award.”

Formed in 2003 with a single vehicle, Tendring Express Services has grown over the past twenty years and now operates 50 vehicles and trailers and employs 60 people across its two Essex sites in Witham and Colchester. The company joined Palletways in 2021.

It’s one of over 120 independent transport providers that are part of the Palletways UK network, belonging to Imperial, a DP World company. They benefit from shared expertise and resources from within the group to deliver consignments of palletised freight to market faster and more cost-effectively than ever before. The Palletways Group, renowned for its industry-leading IT developments and operational systems, comprises 450+ depots and 20 hub operations, through which it provides collection and distribution services across 24 European countries, including the UK.