Rob Gittins is the new Palletways UK MD
A major freight network has announced that an insider has been promoted and appointed as Managing Director of Palletways UK. Rob Gittens will be the new UK MD with immediate effect. He brings 34 years of experience in the logistics industry with him. He joined the joined the firm in September 2007 as UK Sales Director and took responsibility for driving the growth of the Fulfilment division in 2012 and he subsequently joined the UK Board soon afterwards.
We are delighted to appoint Rob as Managing Director for Palletways UK. With eleven years at Palletways, Rob is ideally placed to continue the high levels of growth we have seen in recent years. His track record of securing new commercial contracts and developing our UK Fulfilment business is excellent and means he has the insight and experience to lead our efforts to drive pallet volumes, new customers and increase our UK membership, ensuring further success in the future.
– James Wilson, CEO of the Palletways Group
Rob himself said of his appointment to the top UK job and the tasks ahead:
Despite challenging nationwide trading conditions, the Palletways UK business is in great shape. We have a record number of network members, game changing ETA technology to enable delivery time certainty and enhanced delivery services, like new evening deliveries. All of these factors underpin our commitment to customer service excellence.
Above all, our ongoing success is based upon the people connected to Palletways, either working directly for the business or as one of our many valued members. We’re all dedicated to maintaining our place as the number one network both domestically and in Europe. Having been born in Rushall, where Andy Hibbert and Steve Aston conceived the Palletways business model, I am extremely proud to now have this opportunity to lead the business to further levels of success.
– Rob Gittins