Kenyon Haulage has joined the Fortec Distribution Network, covering the Blackburn, Blackpool and PR postcodes for the pallet network. The haulier, which has sites in Blackburn and Woodwille, recently purchased Gilbraith assets from owner Pollock (Scotrans). It remains a member of rival pallet network, Palletways and was an inaugural member of its Platinum Club in 2013. Katie Darnell, senior manager of Kenyon, said of the Fortec deal: “Fortec has an optimal network size for our needs and we knew we […]
Plans to update Health and Safety Executive (HSE) guidance on pallet weights this year, after continuing concerns regarding the risk to tail-lift delivery drivers, could see pallet weight limits set below the original target of 750kg.
Pallet network Fortec, owned by French logistics giant Geodis, has undergone a change in its management structure following the departure of MD Neil Hodgson and commercial director Marcus Fischer.
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.