Business expansion
United Kingdom
West Midlands; Shropshire and Staffordshire; Staffordshire CC
Location of affected unit(s)
Burton on Trent
Transportation / Storage
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation, Postal And Courier Activities
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation
52.10 - Warehousing and storage

100 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
27 November 2018
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


Logistics company Palletforce has announced plans to create 100 new jobs at its site in Burton on Trent. The company, which already employs 200 people at the site, will add 50 jobs before Christmas 2018, with the remaining jobs expected to be added in the early part of 2019. The jobs will be offered as permanent positions and none will be zero hours contracts. Roles will be for manual jobs connected with loading and unloading goods; there are some positions for forklift drivers. Local politicians and business leaders have welcomed the new jobs.



Eurofound (2018), Palletforce, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 96210, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/96210.