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.
Palletways Group has been bought by South-African group Imperial Holdings in a transaction worth £163m.
Condor Logistics has partially blamed the government’s decision to scrap the Low Value Consignment Relief (LVCR) from goods imported from the Channel Islands for the failure of the company, which will close down later this year. The firm was part of Condor Group, which also provides a sea freight service that will still continue to operate, and specialised in delivering between the UK and the Channel Islands. Despite seeing an increase of 120 consignments per day after it joined Palletways […]