The United Pallet Network (UPN) has extended its lease at its Fradley Park central-hub location. The pallet network is planning a 5,110m² extension at the Staffordshire location, which will take its total there to 23,226m² and a nightly capacity of more than 11,000 pallets. “This important lease extension provides the platform for UPN to continue to grow our network with the comfort of the knowledge that in the right location, we definitely have the ongoing capacity for significant growth,” said […]
Fortec is ramping up its warehouse operative development, with all existing and future staff at its newly expanded Watford Gap hub set to receive bespoke in-house forklift training.
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.
Frozen food storage and distribution business Reed Boardall Group says it has extended cold store capacity at its 55-acre site in Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire, to 142,000 pallets with a new 102,000ft² building that incorporates 14 additional loading docks. The new store, which opened in October, has cost the firm around £14m but increases its total pallet capacity by around 30%, said Garry Tilburn, MD of Reed Boardall Cold Storage. “We were struggling for space before,” he admitted. It has been […]