Chesterfield-based Hastings Freight has beaten hundreds of other companies to be named Palletways’ International Member of the Year.
The company is part of Palletways, Europe’s largest express palletised freight network, and beat off competition from 400 companies to win the award.
Staff picked up the award at a ceremony in Germany in recognition of its long term performance, growth, commitment and service excellence in the European marketplace.
Based at High Hazels Road in Barlborough, It is the single largest Palletways member across the whole of Europe for international pallet volumes.
The firm ships international pallets to 16 European countries and received praise from the judging panel for consistently being the top international performer across the Palletways network.
Alan Hastings, managing director at Hastings Freight, said: “We’re delighted to have won this award for the second time running, which reflects the dedication and hard work which every member of staff at the depot. It’s a great staff motivator but it also sends out a strong signal to the marketplace about our international capabilities which we believe are unparalleled amongst our competitors.”
Mark Durney, European sales director at Palletways Europe GmbH, added: “Hastings Freight continues to prove that it is absolutely committed to international business. Their international pallet volumes are consistent and continue to grow. Hastings has been a top performer across a range of measures over the past 18 months. We were delighted to present them with this award in recognition of their continuing excellence.”