An expected decision by the Health and Safety Executive to not limit the weight of tail-lift pallet deliveries has been met with anger by pallet networks, with Pall-Ex group MD Kevin Buchanan describing the result as the “biggest fudge under the sun”. The outcome of the three-year HSE review, prompted by rising driver injuries and deaths from tail-lift delivery accidents, is understood to include no limit on pallet weights and a requirement that drivers make a risk assessment of each […]
Pollock (Scotrans) has joined the Palletways pallet network, covering the EH postcode as well as some of KY and TD. The West Lothian operator has signed a ten-year deal with Palletways. It was previously a member of the Pall-Ex network. Fraser Pollock, MD at the operator, says: “As a business, operating within the competitive distribution sector, we are always looking for opportunities to support our growth strategy by strengthening our service proposition to our customers. “Our new membership with Palletways […]
Palletforce is to expand operations in the South East, with plans to open a southern hub, following its acquisition of QTR Transport earlier this year.