Further tests to establish the safe maximum weight of a pallet for tail-lift deliveries have been carried out after the previous results from the HSE were found to be inaccurate. Concerns have been growing that delivery drivers are expected to handle pallets that are sometimes more than 1,000kg in weight, placing their health and even safety in danger. This was heightened after the death of HGV driver Petru Soimu Pop last November, who was crushed while making a tail-lift delivery […]
Pallet network Pall-Ex has welcomed its first new member as the result of its pledge to offer support to the hauliers and customers of the failed UK Pallets network.
Extra enforcement powers lent to the Metropolitan Police by the HSE, which allowed the force to follow up roadside stops with visits to operator sites, are to be revoked.
Cambridgeshire family firm Knowles Transport has joined pallet network Palletforce as part of a fresh drive to grow its business though more local work.