“This is an excellent example of the vital role that wooden pallets and packaging play in keeping supply chains of essential products, including food, drink and pharmaceuticals moving,” said Gil Covey, executive chairman of James Jones & Sons (Pallets and Packaging) Ltd.

“During the pandemic, supply chains and government have come to understand this better, which was evidenced by employees involved in the production, treatment, repair and transport of wooden pallets being designated essential workers.

“Pharmaceutical and other high-value goods need to be given protection while in transit by robust, high-quality pallets such as EPAL, which are kiln-dried for additional strength and durability.

“James Jones & Sons is proud to play its part in these essential vaccine deliveries and the country’s fight against the pandemic.”