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APPRENTICESHIP POSITION AVAILABLE

We have a position available in our Supply Chain Apprenticeship scheme!

Call us on 01749 880333 or email jobs@willmottstransport.com for more details.

By |March 7th, 2018|News|0 Comments

NEW – MOFFETT MOUNTY

Following our commitment to expand within the distribution industry during 2018, as of 1st April 2018 Willmotts Transport will now offer the service of our trailer mounted moffett forklift for all customers.

The equipment will be available to book for assisted offload at any collection or delivery site across the UK and Ireland. The moffett forklift […]

By |March 7th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Willmotts collecting and delivering in more postcodes for Palletforce

We have recently taken on the additional postcodes of SN9-10 and SN12-14 for Palletforce, adding to the BA postcodes already covered.  Our fleet of vehicles is collecting and delivering palletised consignments for national and European delivery in these areas every day.

By |January 25th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Warehouse No.6. Coming Soon.

Willmotts Transport is pleased to announce further expansion of its storage department. Currently operating 3 warehouses at its Waterlip site (nr. Shepton Mallet) and 2 warehouses near Frome, this will be number 6 located in central Shepton Mallet.

The site will also be fully manned including an office and picking team, allowing Willmotts to further capacitate its expanding storage […]

By |October 31st, 2017|News|0 Comments

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

OTHER SERVICES

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