MCL Logistics joins European giant Palletways

A leading haulage operator across the UK and Europe has become the latest company to join Palletways, Europe’s largest and fastest growing palletised freight network.

MCL Logistics, part of the Monex Group, is a family-owned business headquartered in Newport, South Wales. With operations in three strategically located depots across England and Wales, it handles single pallet loads to full load express deliveries for Palletways customers in the NP postcode areas.

Oliver Jones, Commercial Director at MCL Logistics, said: “We’re joining Palletways because its strong domestic and pan-European networks will add value to our existing services. Palletways is a sector leader in innovation and technology and we were attracted to its Digital Information Hub and state-of-the-art monitoring and tracking systems to enhance our operational efficiencies. We’re pleased to be part of Palletways and are excited with the opportunities that being part of Europe’s largest palletised freight network brings.”

Palletways Network Development Director, Barry Byers, adds: “MCL is a great asset to our network and we’re looking forward to drawing on their experience to complement and grow our presence in and around South Wales. Their appointment demonstrates the importance we place on recruiting the most experienced firms in the logistics industry into the Palletways family.”

The company was founded in 1984 and operates a 120+ strong fleet which has a variety of specialised trucks and trailers including Hiabs from 35 TPM to 85 TPM, steel coilers, euroliners, sliderflex, flatbeds and curtainsiders. It provides same day, next day and economy services to the steel, manufacturing, construction and motor industry sectors, and boasts over 90,000 square feet of warehousing in Newport and 80,000 square feet in Ebbw Vale, both offering storage, cross docking, gantry cranes, reworking and regional consolidation.

MCL Logistics also has outdoor storage facilities in Newport and Port Talbot for containers, modular buildings and provides a full storage and distribution solution for its customers.

MCL Logistics is now one of over 110 independent transport providers who are part of the Palletways UK network. 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 comprises 400 depots and 14 hub operations, through which it provides collection and distribution services across 20 European countries, including the UK.