Kuehne + Nagel Drinks Logistics (KNDL) has been fined £825,000 after a series of safety failures resulted in a warehouse worker being run over by a forklift truck and left scarred for life. Gary Odger suffered severe injuries and almost lost his legs when a forklift truck loaded with kegs reversed into him in July 2017 at KNDL’s premises in Dagenham. Odger said: “I was just walking through the yard, and the wheel went over my leg and my leg […]
Wincanton is trialling four low-level access tankers that is says will improve driver safety, and boost both its environmental credentials and vehicle utilisation. The “game changer” side manway design, which has been developed with manufacturer Feldbinder, provides side access to the silo tanker. Wincanton said the design combines the benefits of both tipping and silo tanks by reducing the potential dangers, while also offering around a 5% payload benefit compared to tipping tanks. Dave Rowlands, Wincanton’s technical director, said: “The […]
Kuehne + Nagel has appointed Pamela Doyle as national manager for Ireland as predecessor Marcus Bennett took up his role as national manager for the UK.
The Highways Agency has launched a national awareness campaign designed to encourage drivers to slow down and take proper care in roadworks.