18.05.2015 -

A Bradford-based haulage firm has become the latest company to join Palletways, Europe’s largest and fastest growing palletised freight network.

P.D. Bannister Haulage Ltd based on West Yorkshire Industrial Estate, Weaverthorpe Road Bradford, is a family owned business founded in 1973 as a milk round and parcel delivey service. As demand grew so did the beginnings of P.D Bannister Haulage and since then, the company has grown  considerably. Today it has a large fleet of articulated and rigid vehicles, delivering to major retailers RDC’s  nationwide, specialising in cross-docking  consolidated groupage and full loads.

Joining Palletways, the haulage firm will handle single pallet loads to large scale consignments and will cover the BD postcode in Bradford.

Peter Thrower, Principal at P.D. Bannister Haulage Ltd, said: “We are delighted to be a fully-fledged Palletways member and are excited with the opportunities that being part of Europe’s largest palletised freight network affords us to develop the business.”

Luis Zubialde, managing director for Palletways (UK) Ltd, added: “I am pleased to welcome P.D Bannister  to the network. Demand for palletised freight services has risen rapidly over recent months as the global economy continues its recovery and I look forward to utilising P.D. Bannister’s experience to grow our business even further in Yorkshire.”

P.D. Bannister Haulage Ltd is one of over 100 members in the Palletways UK network – Europe’s largest and fastest growing express palletised freight network. The company’s distribution networks are made up of independent transport companies who share each other’s resources to deliver consignments of palletised freight to market faster and more cost effectively than ever before.

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