Pall-Ex appoints three new directors

UK pallet networks have announced that they will be joining forces to offer the government a collaborative supply chain service for critical supplies.

Pall-Ex has announced three major new appointments; Chris Holland joins the board of the palletised freight specialist as director of IT, Mark Steel has taken the role of director of Sales and Marketing, and Adrian Bradley is welcomed as director of Operations.

With 30 years’ experience in the IT industry, 18 of which have been in logistics, Holland will develop Pall-Ex’s in-house IT offering. Previous roles have included IT business solutions manager at XPO Logistics, Development Solutions Manager at Norbert Dentressangle and Senior Analyst at Christian Salvesen.

His main focus will be on working in partnership with Pall-Ex’s members to evolve the network’s current TWINE IT system to make it better reflect their needs. Following a full analysis of the current IT architecture, he will be leading his team to implement a series of upgrades focused on speed, ease of use and reliability.

Mark Steel joins Pall-Ex having previously been Sales Director at member haulier Premier Logistics. He also has several years’ experience in the construction industry, having been Production and Technical Director at Masonry Solutions and General Manager at EH Smith Builders Merchants. His role at Pall-Ex will entail leadership of all corporate sales, field sales and customer services operations.

Adrian Bradley has worked in the logistics industry for over 21 years, with experience managing and co-ordinating international hubs for UPS and Fortec Distribution Network Ltd. As Operations Director of Pall-Ex, he will be responsible for the smooth running of the night operation, facilities management, health and safety, the transport team, and the operations teams.

Commenting on the new appointments, Kevin Buchanan, Group Managing Director at Pall-Ex, said: “We’re delighted to welcome Chris, Mark and Adrian to the team. It’s no secret that we’re on a mission to take Pall-Ex from being a good network to a great one and set a new industry standard. The skills and experience of Chris, Mark and Adrian are vital to this.”

Source: Pall-Ex