Plans to update Health and Safety Executive (HSE) guidance on pallet weights this year, after continuing concerns regarding the risk to tail-lift delivery drivers, could see pallet weight limits set below the original target of 750kg. News of the change came as the daughter of a driver crushed to death after a 1,100kg of tiles fell on him during a residential delivery prepared a petition calling for a change in the law to ban individual pallets weighing over 750kg (see […]
Palletforce has partnered with Italian pallet network One Express, launching a direct service to Italy for its members. The partnership began on 1 November and will allow Palletforce to offer its members day definite delivery and daily departures to Italy. Bologna-based One Express, which has 70 depots over Italy, is the first European network that Palletforce has collaborated with and members will be able to access the new service through its existing Alliance IT system. Palletforce chief executive Michael Conroy […]
Palletways member Rase Distribution has hardened its stance on pallet weights and is now refusing to deliver anything over 750kg in weight to residential addresses.
Rothertham-based 4S Distribution has joined the Palletforce network to cover the S postcodes around the Rotherham and Barnsley areas.