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 […]
Confectionery manufacturer Fini Sweets has outsourced its warehousing and distribution in the UK to Palletways’ warehousing business Palletways Fulfilment.
Pall-Ex has moved to ensure coverage continuity in the South-west by buying Cornish network member Intercounty Distribution for £700,000. The company based on the Pennygillam Industrial Estate in Launceston has an O-licence for up to 22 vehicles and eight trailers. It has been a Pall-Ex member for 14 years. Pall-Ex MD Adrian Russell said: “The opportunity was presented to us after Intercounty’s MD Nick Coombes announced his retirement earlier this year. We are happy that Nick has decided to stay […]
Palletline has defended itself after residents complained that vibrations from trucks accessing its London hub in Perivale were causing property damage. A local residents group, led by Vinny K-Maddage, has put Ealing Council and Transport for London under pressure to act. However, Palletline said that despite having operated from Perivale for the past five years, it was only made aware that residents had concerns this August. “As a preliminary action, Palletline implemented an alternative preferred route; instructing drivers to go […]