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 […]
Northamptonshire-based Knights of Old has taken delivery of two new Palletforce-branded longer semi-trailers. Both are already in action – one based at its Kettering headquarters and the other at its Hitchin site. The 15.65m long double-deck trailers are part of an order for nine longer semi-trailers in total, all being supplied by SDC Trailers. The remaining seven, at least five of which will also be double-deckers, will be used in general operations in Knights of Old livery. Two of the […]
Pallet-Track has purchased Redhill-based Horley Road Services.
Pall-Ex has appointed Chris Bowden as group sales and marketing director, following a series of new member appointments in the wake of the closure of UK Pallets.