MT award winners JJX Logistics has joined the Hazchem Network. The Dudley, West Midlands company will manage delivery and collections for pallets and parcels in the WR, DY and WV areas. Hazchem MD Ali Karim said it is the first time JJX has joined a network and that its membership strengthened the operation: “There’s a call for some ADR that needs refrigerated transport; there’s not that many that do it and they have refrigerated vehicles,” he said. JJX Logistics started […]
Palletways member Rase Distribution has introduced a 750kg weight limit on tail-lift deliveries to domestic addresses after a risk assessment by owners HW Coates concluded that the network’s 1-tonne limit was putting the firm’s drivers at risk.
MT Awards 2020: Pioneering on electric vehicles takes DPD to Clean Fleet Van Operator of the Year award
In line with its wider urban delivery strategy, parcels firm DPD is aiming to build an all-electric fleet in “double-quick” time. By the end of 2020 it planned for more than 600 vehicles, around 10% of its fleet, to be fully electric – up from 147 by the end of 2019. The total EV fleet is now 730 vehicles.
The Association of Pallet Networks (APN) has revealed a 16% increase in volumes for the first quarter of 2014 compared with the same period last year, with members delivering more than 4.6 million pallets between January and March.