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  • 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......

  • 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......

  • 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......

  • PGS Global Logistics gave the Acorns Hospice charity a lift – quite literally – when it took volunteers and fundraisers for a ride on a London double-decker bus around the West Midlands. Owner of both PGS and the bright red Routemaster, Paul Eyles, drove the bus with 60 fundraisers from the Red Lion in Coventry where the party enjoyed their main course, to the Star and Garter in Leamington Spa, to enjoy their just desserts. But there were no financial passengers on this culinary trip – as each paid £30 for the privilege, half of which went to Acorns, the......

  • 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......

  • 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/...

  • Remember Victor Kayam, who thought “ the product was so good, I bought the Company”. Well PGS Global Logistics have acquired A1 Training Services on the same basis. For years now PGS have trusted the training and development of our drivers and warehouse staff to A1. Class 1 HGV, CPC holder, FLT driver and even manual handling courses have been provided with excellent pass rates. Such was the professionalism and quality of the courses and trainers we DECIDED TO BUY THE COMPANY. This will not only continue our belief and investment in training our own team, it will allow us......

  •   Whether you’re a youngster or just a big kid at heart, a mention of Beano can’t fail to conjure up happy childhood memories and a simpler time when Dennis and Gnasher, Minnie the Minx and Roger the Dodger kept us entertained for hours. Those looking for proof of the enduring popularity of the iconic comic, which celebrated its 80th birthday last week, need look no further than PGS Global Logistics. Our site based in Kitts Green is currently housing more than half a million Beano and Dandy albums from Dundee-based DC Thomson Media, ready for distributing around the country in time......

  • 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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