The RHA has confirmed it would like to see a reduced maximum pallet weight applied to tail-lift deliveries right across the road haulage sector – not just among pallet networks. Commenting on the recent decision by pallet network Palletline to limit the maximum weight of pallets it takes for tail-lift delivery to 750kg from October, and on more general consideration of the problem since by the Association of Pallet Networks (APN) and its members, RHA head of technical services Ray […]
Flatbed lorry driver causes “significant injury” to jogger after driving with stabilising leg extended over pavement
A lorry driver pleaded guilty to causing serious injury to a jogger after he failed to bring in one of the stabilising legs on his flatbed truck.
Ford has become the latest CV manufacturer to sign up the FTA’s Van Excellence scheme. Launched in 2010, the voluntary scheme offers accreditation to those operators who can demonstrate high quality fleet management and systems compliance. Other CV manufacturers already signed up to Van Excellence, include Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, Nissan, Fiat and Isuzu. “We’re delighted to welcome Ford as a Van Excellence Partner” says Mark Cartwright, FTA head of vans and LCVs. “Our manufacturer partners now represent over half of the […]
Pallet network Fortec has said its members will benefit from the opening of parent group Geodis’ hub in Northampton.