Hampshire logistics specialist grows sales team

A leading UK transport and third-party logistics specialist has continued to expand its team with the appointment of a new sales manager.

Jason Chandler joins AET Transport Andover, a member of Palletways, Europe’s largest and fastest growing express palletised freight network. Jason brings ten years of experience to AET Transport having worked in the sales and logistics sector with companies such as City Sprint and Meachers Global Logistics.

As part of his role, Jason will be responsible for driving new business, managing existing accounts as well as increasing revenue and volumes through sales and marketing of the company.

Commenting on the appointment, AET Transport’s principal, Robin Greenfield said, “Jason’s varied experience in the logistics and sales sector is a great asset to AET Transport. We have ambitious targets to increase our customer base and pride ourselves on the service we provide which is why we place such importance on hiring talented and highly skilled members of staff. We’re investing in our growth and Jason’s appointment, along with our new warehouse customer services assistant who will support our increasing warehousing demands and support our expansion plans.”

Commenting, Jason added: “I am really enjoying the role and my knowledge and experience of logistics operations and sales has enabled me to hit the ground running. AET is a fantastic company to work for and there is a real family feel to the company – whether I work from our Andover site or our Poole site, everyone has made me feel so welcome and the teams across both sites work fantastically together to deliver exceptional service to our customers.”

AET Transport has operated for over 40 years, initially specialising in heavy machinery and factory removals, which are still core elements of the business. The company also now specialise in all forms of logistics including abnormal loads, crane hire, HIABS, warehousing and general haulage.

AET Transport is one of over 115 independent transport providers that are part of Palletways’ UK network. They benefit from shared expertise and resources from within the group to deliver consignments of palletised freight to market faster and more cost effectively than ever before.   The Palletways Group comprises 400 depots and 20 hub operations, through which it provides collection and distribution services across 20 European countries, including the UK.