Palletways Hungary, part of Europe’s largest and fastest growing express palletised freight network, is celebrating its first anniversary with record volumes and a rapidly growing membership base.  

The network, which started with eleven members from across the country, transported around 100 pallets a day in its first month of operation. Over the past 12 months this figure has risen significantly, with more than 500 pallets now moved on a daily basis.

Further underlining its exponential growth, Palletways Hungary reached a significant milestone last month, shipping a total of 50,000 pallets since its initial launch.

With the main hub in the western suburbs of Budapest, Palletways Hungary currently has a total of 16 members servicing routes across the country, with the most recent addition being Ekol Logistics located in south of the capital.

Customers in the UK and in Hungary have access to a full range of domestic and international services including: a domestic next-day Premium service across Hungary, an Economy service and morning deliveries. All of these services are provided with Palletways’ Track and Trace technology.

Peter Kovacs, managing director of Palletways Hungary said: “The last 12 months have been incredibly positive for the network. Our sector-leading technology and European-wide coverage means we can offer customers a unique package. We are looking to expand our import and export opportunities to Slovakia in the near future, as our initial research has shown there is appetite for Palletways services in this market.”

Ian Miller, managing director at Frederick R Miller, a UK Palletways member who regularly uses the network said: “The addition of Hungary to the network has been totally seamless for our UK customers. We can now access a new and thriving market in Eastern Europe and the visibility customers have across 24 European destinations really contributes to their businesses offering, with accurate and immediate information on their shipments.”

Luis Zubialde, Chief Executive Officer of Palletways Group said: “We’re delighted with the Hungarian network’s impressive level of growth. It underlines a period of extensive development for the Palletways Group, with the additional announcement of a new operating area in three Nordic countries last autumn. I look forward to supporting the Hungarian team as they continue to expand.”