The introduction of stricter guidelines on tail-lift delivery pallet weights moved a step closer this week after the HSE confirmed it had completed a series of additional tests to establish the maximum safe weight for pallets. The additional tests, which looked at push and pull forces, were ordered by HSE in August this year after the first push and pull test results were found to be inaccurate due to faulty measuring equipment. The HSE told MT this week that the […]
Express parcels and mail provider UK Mail Group says it is taking action to plug the gaps in its pallet distribution business UK Pallets. It reported a significant decline in operating profit from this division during the first six months of the financial year. While revenue from its pallets business rose 0.8% to £14.3m in the six months to 30 September compared to the same period last year, operating profit fell over 26% to £800,000, said the firm. UK Mail […]
Variety retailer B&M has taken delivery of 21 straightframe fixed double deck wedge vans from Tiger Trailers.
The Pallet Network (TPN) has signed Slough-based new-to-networks operator KPI Transport.