Palletways Bristol has invested £8,000 in five new electric pump trucks as demand for tail lift deliveries continues to grow. The firm, which is owned by Palletways, said the new pump trucks, supplied by SHS Handling, would help drive down the risk of accidents and reduce driver fatigue. General manager Paul Evans said: “Tail-lift deliveries can be physically demanding for drivers and this new equipment will assist them with their day-to-day activities.” The vehicles are semi-electric, which helps reduce driver […]
The continuing rise in internet shopping and an increase in the carriage of hi-tech and high-value goods helped members of the Association of Pallet Networks (APN) deliver a strong performance in 2015.
Pall-Ex has welcomed three new members as part of what it describes as a “revision of delivery areas, aimed at lowering emissions and improving delivery times”.
The road transport industry battled on against the ‘beast from the east’ and Storm Emma this week, but many operators have been left counting the cost.