A prime mover in the development of vehicle load security rules has praised pallet networks and their members for their response to the issue. Nina Day, senior engineer at the Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL), told MT the pallet network sector’s engagement and the resulting constructive dialogue means the burden of further load restraint legislation is now highly unlikely. HSL and the Health and Safety Executive are close to finalising a voluntary agreement with the Association of Pallet Networks (APN), […]
UK Mail Group has written down the value of its struggling UK Pallets business, revealing a £7.3m impairment charge relating to goodwill dating from its purchase in 2003.
The Pall-Ex pallet network has signed up MT Top 100 company C Butt as a member. The Northamptonshire based company will start operations for Pall-Ex on 8 October. It will serve the CV postcodes, before expanding into the NN postcode region next year. Adrian Russell, chief executive of Pall-Ex, said: “C Butt is a key player in logistics, and its capacity means that it can cover a large area very effectively for the Pall-Ex network.” C Butt will operate two […]