Industry-wide pallet weight limits are more relevant to pallet networks than large operators, according to XPO Logistics MD of transport solutions Dan Myers. He told Motortransport.co.uk that because XPO has a business-wide safety standard it has control over all facets of the business, whereas a pallet network hub has less visibility where member hauliers’ practices are concerned. Myers said: “We talk less about the pallet weight issue because we’ve already dealt with it. I’m not managing a hub then dealing […]
XPO Logistics has promoted its MD of European supply chain to the role of European CEO.
An expected decision by the Health and Safety Executive to not limit the weight of tail-lift pallet deliveries has been met with anger by pallet networks, with Pall-Ex group MD Kevin Buchanan describing the result as the “biggest fudge under the sun”.
XPO Logistics Europe will invest tens of millions of euros in new Range D and Range T trucks over the next two years, the operator has said.