Former Palletways member Reason Transport has joined Palletline as part of a deal that sees the firm relocate its depot to the network’s new Coventry hub. The firm will also service Amazon’s Daventry fulfillment centre from the hub. Palletline attributed Reason Transport’s move to the network’s shareholder business model, which it said is a “better fit” for the firm, offering “more favourable” commercial terms. Reason Transport MD Alan Reason added: “We very much felt that a move to Palletline would […]
Daughter of driver crushed to death by 1.4 tonne pallet of tiles calls on HSE to set strict pallet weight limits
The daughter of a lorry driver crushed to death by a 1.4 tonne pallet of tiles is calling for HSE to set clear limits on pallet weights and ensure responsibility for safety across the entire supply chain.
Reason Transport case highlights urgent need for pallet weight guidelines, says Rase Distribution chairman
Pallet network hauliers need to urgently campaign for pallet weight guidance to protect their staff from harm and themselves from prosecution, Rase Distribution chairman Geoff Hill warned this week.
Thames Valley Police are investigating an accident in which a lorry driver employed by Palletways member Reason Transport was crushed to death whilst unloading a palletised delivery in High Wycombe.