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PGS Global Logistics is helping to write a new chapter in a not-for-profit enterprise’s quest to recycle and re-use millions of books and prevent them from becoming pulp fiction or sent to landfill. PGS Global Logistics is the supply chain partner for Better World Books, a socially responsible organisation that provides a free-to-use service, collecting millions of books all over the world which would normally end up in a landfill centre. PGS is now turning a page in the story by hosting its own donation banks at its offices in Kitts Green, Birmingham and Kidderminster. PGS will arrange for books collected in these banks to...

PGS Global is making a £1.25 million investment in new vehicles and building a new garage and workshop to carry out its own maintenance.  PGS Global Logistics has recently welcomed two Volvo FH Globetrotter tractor units to its fleet and is awaiting the delivery of eight Mercedes Sprinter vans and 12 lorry trailers.  The total spend on these new vehicles is £1 million, and PGS is also ploughing £250,000 into building a new workshop and garage in order to carry out all maintenance on its own vehicles on-site, saving money and time.  PGS founder and Managing director, Paul Eyles, said: “This is a hugely...

PGS Global Logistics is making sure nothing rains on Coleshill Carnival’s parade after stepping in to save the day. Organisers feared this year’s carnival on July 7 would not have a parade after the firm which previously provided vehicles for the event went into administration earlier this year. But PGS Global Logistics stepped in to offer 10 trucks and drivers so the popular parade could go ahead. The company, which is part of the Pallet-Track network, will be providing two 3.5 tonne vehicles, two 7.5 tonne lorries, three 18 tonne curtain sider vehicles and three articulated curtain sider vehicles. Paul Eyles, PGS founder and Managing Director,...

Pallet-Track network members are among supply chain businesses leading the industry charge to train the logistics sector out of the chronic skills shortage, to drive up quality and efficiency and drive down margin-eroding costs. At a time that Skills for Logistics is calling for more apprenticeships, Pallet-Track members have been innovative in their approaches to curbing the driving skills shortage, calculated to be in the region of 50,000, according to RHA figures. For example, PGS Global Logistics, based in Birmingham, is one such company. It acquired A1 Training Services Ltd to provide ‘warehouse to wheels’ tuition that goes beyond producing Class 1...

PGS Global Logistics recently welcomed two new Volvo FH Globetrotter tractor units to the family. The latest additions to join the PGS Global fleet come fitted with tracking systems, recording mileage, speed, fuel consumption, and much more … Thank you to Dan Byworth and the team at Hartshorne Group  who handed over the units on Thursday 28th February 2019. A special thanks also to Angel Signs and Graphics, based in Erdington, for another great job branding the units with the PGS artwork.  ...

APC PinPoint provides customers the visibility to check the progress of parcel consignments via an online proximity map. This useful tool allows customers to view the driver’s latest stop location compared to their own delivery location and stop number, complementing the APC Expect pre alert that was introduced in 2017. This enhancement provides an electronic solution to help SME customers meet consumer expectations on parcel tracking and visibility To access this service visit https://apc-overnight.com/receiving-a-parcel/tracking/ enter your consignment number enter your delivery postcode, click to view the map the regularly updated map will PinPoint the delivery driver, and how close the driver is to the delivery destination! For more information about this great new service contact...

PGS Global Logistics Limited are pleased to announce that for the third year running the company has maintained Bronze level FORS Accreditation. The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) is a voluntary accreditation scheme encompassing all aspects of safety, fuel efficiency, vehicle emissions and improved operations. FORS helps fleet operators to measure and monitor performance and alter their operations in order to demonstrate best practice. Read more about the scheme at: https://www.fors-online.org.uk/cms/...

The recent addition of 24 new jobs to our workforce put us in the press as unemployment was reported to be at an 8 year low.
After significantly increasing our warehouse space into the “Golden Triangle” of storage, the space has created 24 new jobs for the area.

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The intrepid team from PGS Global Logistics left the Birmingham depot today ready(ish) to tackle the 3 Peaks Challenge. The National Three Peaks 3 Peaks Challenge is an event in which participants attempt to climb the highest mountains of Scotland, England and Wales within 24 hours, usually for charity. The 3 Peaks are Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon. The total distance they will walk is estimated at 42 kilometres with a total ascent of 9,800 feet. Almost as challenging is the drive between the mountains!...

Paul Eyles, Managing Director of PGS Global Logistics, and Dave Bayliss, Commercial Director, are flying over to Bhutan to present the generous donation of over 900 pairs of orthotic shoes, which were donated by PGS Global Logistics’ customer Salts Healthcare. These will be delivered to the children at Draktscho Vocational School for children with special needs in Thimpu, Bhutan. PGS Global Logistics have been instrumental in making sure that the 11 pallets have travelled half way around the world for such a worthy cause. Please follow this fantastic journey via our social media pages on Facebook and Twitter....