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Palletforce SuperHub Officially Opened by HRH Princess Anne

On Thursday 5th October 2017 Palletforce officially opened their new £50 Million SuperHub in the presence of HRH Princess Anne.

We were proud to attend, alongside representatives from all the others depots that make up the pallet network.

The unveiling marks a step forward in the potential growth of the network, and in particular an opportunity for Willmotts Transport to […]

By |October 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments

UK Government Announced £8.1 million to Fund Truck Platooning Trial

Truck Platooning comprises a number of trucks closely following the other in an automated convoy. The vehicles are equipped with hi-tech driving systems and this forms a platoon with the trucks communicating electronically with each other.
The trucks drive close together at a constant speed, meaning lower fuel consumption and less CO2 emissions and with less […]

By |October 3rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Throwback Thursday

This Thursday we are throwing it back with an old image of one of our vehicles on Wells High street.

Next year is a big milestone in Willmotts Transport’s history, as we will be entering our 100th year. We hope to be celebrating with numerous events across the working calendar!

To find out more about what Willmotts […]

By |September 28th, 2017|News|0 Comments

‘SuperHub’ Unveiled and Service Improvements Announced

Willmotts Transport has been a member of the fastest growing pallet network in the United Kingdom, Palletforce, for over 10years.

This October Palletforce will be officially opening the latest expansion of their service in the form of a £50 million, 620,000 sq ft bespoke facility. Combined with the 600,000 sq ft hub building they already occupy on the […]

By |September 14th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Mendip Business Awards 2017

So close!

Last Friday we managed to make it to the final three for both the ‘Business of the Year’ and the ‘Customer Service Excellence’ awards in the Mendip Business Awards 2017. Brilliant effort from the team, we are proud to have made it that far.

Fingers crossed we can go one better next year!

By |June 7th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Willmotts Transport are Finalists in the Skills for Growth Award category in the Somerset Business Awards 2016 .

This award recognises businesses that have not only invested in the skills of their existing workforce to meet a particular business need, but have shown a commitment to developing the Somerset workforce of the future.

By |October 7th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Willmotts have gained 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. It is open to operators of vans, lorries, mini-buses, coaches and other vehicles, […]

By |August 15th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Mendip Business Awards

Willmotts DJB were nominated as finalists in the Mendip Business Awards for the 2016 Business of the Year and International Business of the Year.

By |June 6th, 2016|News|0 Comments

New Vehicles

Willmotts have taken delivery of 2 new vehicles, a Mitsubishi Canter which will be used on our Palletforce operation and a Volvo FH4 for our general haulage fleet.

By |May 13th, 2016|News|0 Comments

WillmottsDJB & Shepton Mallet AFC

Andy Stott and David Buxton being presented framed shirt from club chairman John Hugill from Shepton Mallet AFC.

WillmottsDJB are the Main Club sponsor for the 2015/2016 season.

By |April 21st, 2016|News|0 Comments

OTHER SERVICES

Please view our complimentary and additional services which are based from our Bristol Southwest Depot with the exception to Containers which is handled by our Southampton office.