Construction haulier Mick George has been fined more than £565,000 after a tipper vehicle driven by one of its employees came into contact with overhead power lines (OPLs) during the construction of a waste transfer station. Northampton Crown Court heard that on 9 March 2016 a driver employed by Mick George was emptying a load of soil from his tipper vehicle at a site in Northampton. Mick George, which has more than 400 vehicles specified on multiple O-licences, had already […]
Construction products manufacturer British Gypsum has entered into a new contract with DHL for the distribution of plaster products from its site at Barrow upon Soar, Leicestershire. DHL will transport all deliveries from the site to customers across the UK, handling up to 130 full loads a day.
Eddie Stobart has gone live with its Aggregate Industries contract, which the haulier won earlier this year from incumbent XPO Logistics.
Pallet networks have so far failed to heed a call by Palletline to join it in reducing maximum pallet weights on tail-lift deliveries – though a number of them say they are considering the issue.