Palletways member Rase Distribution has introduced a 750kg weight limit on tail-lift deliveries to domestic addresses after a risk assessment by owners HW Coates concluded that the network’s 1-tonne limit was putting the firm’s drivers at risk. The Lincolnshire company, which was bought by Hazchem member HW Coates in January, is calling on Palletways and other networks that do not limit pallet weights to 750kg to follow suit. The firm will split all pallets weighing above 750kg into two loads, […]
Government plans to build a £250m lorry park in Kent to prevent delays caused by Operation Stack have been criticised by the Transport Committee, which described the decision as “rushed” and called for more research into its cost and impact.
Palletways has significantly increased its capacity at its central hub in Lichfield, Staffordshire, after taking on the former UK Pallets site on Fradley Distribution Park.
The Fortec Pallet Distribution Network has made two key appointments as it looks to enhance its corporate business and image.