When Kevin Buchanan announced he was leaving Palletline after seven years as MD, it was a surprise. When he was subsequently appointed group MD of fierce rival Pall-Ex, it was a shock. Palletline is owned by its members, Pall-Ex is still owned by its founder, chairman and CEO (and former Dragon) Hilary Devey. Both Palletline and Pall-Ex have claimed to have invented the pallet network model, both claim to be the leaders, innovators and quality operators in the market and […]
Palletline has appointed a number of operators to cover the postcode area formerly covered by Orb Logistics, which went into administration and ceased trading last week.
Plans to update Health and Safety Executive (HSE) guidance on pallet weights this year, after continuing concerns regarding the risk to tail-lift delivery drivers, could see pallet weight limits set below the original target of 750kg.