FLT Driver Challenge Reaches New Heights Pallet-Track driver day raises £1,400 for children’s charity

Visitors to Pallet-Track’s annual fork lift truck (FLT) driver challenge and family fun day helped to raise £1,400 for national children’s charity, The Sick Children’s Trust.

Taking place at the pallet network’s Wolverhampton headquarters last weekend (Sunday, September 4), the day saw the company’s FLT drivers demonstrate their materials handling talents as they navigated their way through an obstacle course designed to test their skills.

The top prize of £500 was this year awarded to Steve Harrison, with Dave Warkup taking second place and last year’s winner Paul Mallin finishing in third.

The day was also attended by staff and their families who were able to take part in a variety of fun activities including a tug-of-war challenge, donkey rides, a bouncy castle, BBQ and hog roast.

Managing director Nigel Parkes said: “This is one of the most anticipated events in our calendar and once again proved to be a big success, despite the weather. Everyone involved had a fantastic day and we were able to raise a great sum of money for the Sick Children’s Trust – our nominated charity for 2016.”

The money was raised through various on-site stalls and activities, and a member and supplier sponsored raffle which saw prizes including an iPad 4, a spa day, a monster truck experience, a Playstation 4 and loan of a BMW for the weekend.