Pallet networks have so far failed to heed a call by Palletline to join it in reducing maximum pallet weights on tail-lift deliveries – though a number of them say they are considering the issue. Palletline said last month that it would be introducing a new pallet weight restriction of 750kg on tail-lift deliveries from October in order to reduce manual handling risks for its drivers. The move confirmed rumours that had been circulating for several weeks that the network […]
The FTA has poured cold water on suggestions that operators could perform annual roadworthiness tests on their own vehicles.
Simplifications to the rules on cabotage could be unveiled soon by the European Commission, EC vice president Siim Kallas has confirmed.
The Fortec Distribution Network has announced the departure of its senior management team, after MD Neil Hodgson, the commercial director and the operations director all left the business earlier this month.