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 […]
Fortec has introduced new functionality to its IT system for its haulier members.
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.
South Wales haulier Hicks Logistics is leaving Fortec to join The Pallet Network (TPN), and has begun running for the latter while it works its notice.