About Us

Palletforce was created 20 years ago and has gone from strength to strength ever since.

With more than 100 member companies, we are the leading pallet distribution network in the UK and as part of global logistics giant EV Cargo our services and products cover the whole world.

The road to success

With palletised distribution across UK and Europe, flexible warehousing and storage solutions, and innovative IT systems knitting the whole network together, we ensure that your goods are taken care of and tracked all the way from collection to delivery.

Palletised distribution

As the sector-leading network we weigh, scan, image and process more than 16,000 pallets per night.

European services

We offer same- and next-day delivery services with our partners across Europe.

IT innovation

We have invested millions in making Palletforce the most technologically advanced and connected distribution network in the UK.

Warehousing & storage

With access to extensive storage facilities and on-demand warehousing, we can find a solution for your unexpected stock or seasonal demand increases.

Growing membership

Our 100+ members are at the heart of what we do and provide a network of skilled companies across the whole country.

Delivering, better

Our unstinting drive for excellence in everything we do makes Palletforce the obvious choice for all of your distribution needs.

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Centre of attention

Palletforce’s SuperHub in Burton upon Trent is the largest drive-through distribution centre in Europe, dealing with around 500 trucks per night.

With lorries coming in from across the country, every pallet is weighed, scanned and imaged to provide full visibility at all times. More than 16,000 pallets a night – around 4 million per year – are sent out for delivery.

Our state-of-the-art facilities ensure our delivery performance is above 99% and has helped us to win many awards, including a National Business Award and Motor Transport awards.

Cutting-edge solutions

Palletforce’s Technology Trident is a multi-million-pound suite of tools to give our members, partners and customers unrivalled abilities to track their freight from collection to delivery.

Alliance Sense

Uses AI technology to learn from historical data to predict which consignments are at risk of potential problems and offers solutions to avoid them. .

ePOD 2

Our £2m ePOD update provides real-time vehicle tracking and vehicle notification facilities, with the ability to send updates to consignees via SMS, email and Twitter as pallets move through the delivery process.

Software solutions

With our unique scanning and imaging software, all of our forklift trucks can capture crystal-clear images of each pallet passing through the network, allowing members and customers to check the conditions of the pallets as they are unloaded and loaded.

A technology industry

Palletforce’s ongoing commitment is to make logistics a technology industry, improving efficiency and making a positive impact on the environment.

The heart of our communities

Palletforce is committed to helping its local communities wherever and whenever it can. From work to deliver vital stock to foodbanks, to the crucial work of its charitable trust and its support for local sporting organisations and groups, it is determined to boost the life opportunities of people both within and outside the company.

Connecting people and businesses

Our network of member companies in the UK and experienced logistics partners across Europe ensures that all your delivery needs are met quickly and efficiently every time.

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Global solutions

Palletforce is part of global logistics giant EV Cargo. With pioneering technology and AI systems, EV Cargo streamlines distribution and creates agile supply chains for businesses across the planet.

EV Cargo offers a powerful solution for international freight delivery, warehousing and distribution solutions to help businesses grow. With the best people in the industry, EV Cargo ensures global brands benefit from a distribution chain with worldwide reach via an unrivalled multimodal transport portfolio.

A winning team

Palletforce’s strength lies in its ability to work with and enhance its 110 member companies. This strong network of the country’s best hauliers provides reliability and peace of mind for customers while members benefit from Palletforce’s ability to maximise the efficiency of their systems and give them access to unrivalled technological advances and logistics expertise.

120 member companies

10,000 network colleagues

150 UK depots

Over 30 countries covered

4,000 delivery vehicles

620,000 sq ft SuperHub

47 million pallets of freight delivered

Multiple business award winners

Committed to UN Sustainable Development Goals

Contact us

Get in touch with one of our experts today to find out what Palletforce can do for you.

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