The number of operators wishing to defect to Palletline from rival networks has risen markedly in the past 12 months, Palletline’s MD Graham Leitch has claimed. Commenting on the addition of former Palletforce member S&J European Haulage (pictured left) and former TPN member ICT Express (right) to Palletline’s network, Leitch said: “We are finding the number of firms coming to us from rival networks has risen over the past 12 months. “I put that down to the fact that these firms like the […]
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is looking at ways to reduce maximum pallet weights to 750kg in order to cut the risk of injuries to drivers making tail lift deliveries.
Palletline has named former ARR Craib group distribution director Graham Leitch as its new MD.
The industry needs to re-examine its relationship with its customers if it is to end the rate squeeze, according to Bullet Express MD David McCutcheon. Responding to news last week that despite growth in the pallet sector, rates remained under acute pressure, McCutcheon said: “As a haulier of more than 22 years, rates have never been better for clients.” McCutcheon, who is a Pall-Ex member and has a 50-strong fleet of vehicles, said: “While pallet networks remain invaluable to hauliers, […]