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Pall-Ex makes first acquisition of its new era 18 February 2020

Retains high-quality distribution service in the south-east

Pall-Ex (UK) Limited’s subsidiary company Cranleigh Distribution Services Limited, has acquired the goodwill of the UK Pallet operation from Cranleigh Freight Services Limited. This is the first purchase by the new Pall-Ex company, which comprises of their UK senior management team and shareholder members.

The new business will share premises with the founder-member at Dunsfold Park.

Cranleigh Freight Services Limited was established by Colin and Pauline Young in 1977 with a single leased truck to provide logistics services to Europe.

It later added pallet distribution joining Pall-Ex in 1996 to offer customer next day pallet deliveries to every postcode every day before commencing its 2-man Home Delivery operation in 1999.

Going forward, Cranleigh Freight Services Limited will continue to concentrate and develop its European ‘Just In Time’ operation and 2-Man Home Delivery throughout the UK.

As founder members, the team at Cranleigh Freight Services have been major players in establishing and building the Pall-Ex network, having consistently been one of its highest KPI performers year after year.

All existing staff will be retained and become a valuable part of the Pall-Ex Team.