New Managing Director for Shropshire logistics specialist

New Managing Director for Shropshire logistics specialist

KRL, a member of Palletways, Europe’s express palletised freight network has promoted Peter Phythian from his current position as Operations Director to Managing Director.

Peter joined the KRL Team 12 years ago as the Manchester Branch Manager and has held a number of senior management roles within the KRL group. As Operations Director Peter has overseen some of the company’s largest and most successful projects.

In his new role, Peter will lead all companies within the KRL Group including KRL UK, World Transhipment Services Limited (WTS), KRL Forwarding Ireland Limited, KRL Inc (USA), VN Cargo Connect Limited and Just Vans South West Limited.

Commenting on the appointment, the KRL Group Chairman Joe Hales, said: “Over the last 12 years Peter has demonstrated his strong management and leadership skills and now is the right time for him to bring that expertise into this new challenge. We are incredibly proud to have such a loyal and dedicated workforce and Peter’s promotion further demonstrates our commitment to ensuring the development and growth of all the companies within the KRL Group.”

KRL is a Global company which provides multi-modal freight and logistics solutions as well as Customs brokerage, Warehousing and Distribution. The company, which has nine UK depots including two Palletways operations in Telford and Frome, recently celebrated its 25th anniversary.

KRL is one of over 115 independent transport providers that are part of the Palletways UK network.

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