Thames Valley Police are investigating an accident in which a lorry driver employed by Palletways member Reason Transport was crushed to death whilst unloading a palletised delivery in High Wycombe. The driver, in his fifties, was unloading from an HGV in a residential road at 11am on Wednesday last week (21 November) when a pallet of tiles fell on top of him, according to a Thames Valley Police statement. The police are asking for witnesses to come forward. The incident […]
UK Mail Group has written down the value of its struggling UK Pallets business, revealing a £7.3m impairment charge relating to goodwill dating from its purchase in 2003.
James Wilson, the man behind the transformation of Palletways into the UK’s largest pallet network, is to retire.
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 […]