Palletways member Rase Distribution has hardened its stance on pallet weights and is now refusing to deliver anything over 750kg in weight to residential addresses. In November last year the Lincolnshire haulier informed Palletways and its members it would no longer deliver any pallets over 750kg on tail-lift deliveries to residential addresses unless Rase could divide them into lighter loads. The ban followed a risk assessment by the haulier, which concluded tail-lift deliveries to domestic addresses of pallet loads of […]
Kevin Nightingale has become regional director for the central division at United Pallet Network (UPN), completing a senior restructure at the pallet network.
Palletline has defended itself after residents complained that vibrations from trucks accessing its London hub in Perivale were causing property damage. A local residents group, led by Vinny K-Maddage, has put Ealing Council and Transport for London under pressure to act. However, Palletline said that despite having operated from Perivale for the past five years, it was only made aware that residents had concerns this August. “As a preliminary action, Palletline implemented an alternative preferred route; instructing drivers to go […]
Palletways has appointed Dave Walmsley as its member and network development director.