Tuffnells Parcels Express, part of Connect Group, has been fined £1.5m after a driver died when he was trapped between a trailer and his vehicle. Dudley Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 22 January 2016, a Tuffnells Parcels Express employee was fatally injured while attempting to attach a trailer to his vehicle. The trailer was parked upon a slight slope, which was enough to allow it to roll forward trapping him. An HSE investigation into the incident found safety management arrangements […]
Connect Group has seen its annual profit collapse by more than 200% after a calamitous period, which saw its one time star-performer Tuffnells lose its way and attempts to restructure the group hit the wall.
Tuffnells has completed the roll out of more than 35 rebranded semi-trailers, as part of a revitalisation of the loss-making irregular dimension and weight specialist.