S&S Distribution has returned to profitability helped by its warehousing division and investment by new owner Palletline. Palletline bought network member S&S Distribution and S&S Warehousing, a separate firm to S&S Distribution, in May 2015. The deal, which was the pallet network’s first buy-out of a shareholder-member, saw profits fall after a goodwill write-down of £142,215, after a review of the company’s customer base. The write-down saw the firm’s pre-tax profits fall from £207,915 in the year to July 2014 […]
Palletways member Rase Distribution has introduced a 750kg weight limit on tail-lift deliveries to domestic addresses after a risk assessment by owners HW Coates concluded that the network’s 1-tonne limit was putting the firm’s drivers at risk.
UK Pallets, the pallet network owned by UK Mail Group, was rocked by a 64% collapse in year-on-year profits in the year to 31 March, its parent company has revealed.
Daughter of driver crushed to death by 1.4 tonne pallet of tiles calls on HSE to set strict pallet weight limits
The daughter of a lorry driver crushed to death by a 1.4 tonne pallet of tiles is calling for HSE to set clear limits on pallet weights and ensure responsibility for safety across the entire supply chain.