Yusen Logistics (UK) has been fined £11,000 after an agency worker fell from a loading ramp at the firm’s site on the Isle of Grain in Kent. In a Health and Safety Executive (HSE) prosecution, Medway Magistrates Court was told that that the warehouse operative, 49, from Sittingbourne, suffered a broken thigh bone in the 1.5m fall as he was unloading fridges from a trailer-mounted shipping container in November 2013. He was unable to return to work for three months. […]
Operators delivering to B&Q and Screwfix DCs are being called to account by customers as a result of fines.
More than a million pallets of medicines and pharmaceutical raw materials have already been contracted out for carriage in Yusen Logistics’ pan-European network. The Northampton-based logistics provider is also expanding its fleet on the self-titled ‘Pharma Superhighway’ service to incorporate more double-deck, duel temperature trailers as it looks to improve load fill rates. Yusen hubs in the UK, as well as Belgium, manage inbound and outbound shipments as well as providing consolidation and cross-docking services for onward delivery throughout the […]