Pall-Ex founder member Murray Hogg has left the network and joined Palletforce. The Newcastle-based haulier, which has a licence to operate 121 vehicles and 143 trailers, will handle the NE postcode for Palletforce. Murray Hogg director Alyson Summerhill said: “We have enjoyed 90 years of success in the haulage industry, but we don’t believe in resting on our laurels. To remain at the cutting edge, it’s important to offer our customers the very best service possible. “The pallet sector has […]
The industry has given a mixed reaction to new data suggesting nearly a third of the UK’s hauliers are at risk of imminent collapse due to record diesel prices and rapidly rising driver wages.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is looking at ways to reduce maximum pallet weights to 750kg in order to cut the risk of injuries to drivers making tail lift deliveries.
Powys-based haulier Speed Welshpool is on the hunt for new drivers after investing £1.1m in its fleet over the past year.