Rase Distribution has quit Palletways bringing an end to a troubled relationship that saw the Lincolnshire haulier challenge the network’s guidelines by refusing to deliver pallet loads weighing more than 750kg to residential addresses on the grounds of safety. The move sees Rase Distribution exit its 10-year contract with Palletways almost two years ahead of its October 2021 planned exit. Rase Distribution introduced a pallet weight ban in November 2018 following a risk assessment that led it to conclude that […]
Palletline kicks out member DTS to ‘guarantee network integrity’; haulier blames action for its collapse
Palletline kicked-out member DTS earlier this month in order to “guarantee network integrity”, a move that the Northumberland haulier claimed had forced it into liquidation.
The inquest into the death of HGV driver Petru Pop, began this week at Buckinghamshire’s coroner’s court.
A year after taking on the role of commercial director at pallet network Fortec, after 13 years looking after the finances, Marcus Fischer reflects: “It’s been an interesting 12 months. We have taken the next big step in Fortec’s evolution. Our MD Neil Hodgson and I spent 2012 refining the network and creating a solid business. My new role helps take Fortec on the next stage of its journey.”