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 […]
Kuehne + Nagel (K+N) is to invest £5m in multi-temperature distribution centres and a fleet of 60 vehicles for a long term new food service customer, Spirit Pub Company. K+N sees food service as a significant growth market, already representing £50m of its UK contract logistics business, much of it with Whitbread, where volumes have grown 50% to 31m cases a year since 2008. Spirit demerged in September 2011 from Punch Taverns, and is one of the UK’s leading pub […]
A senior coroner is demanding DfT take action to warn HGV drivers, operators and truck manufacturers that tray tables placed on dashboards can lead to fatal accidents by creating dangerous blindspots.
TfL has done well to minimise compliance costs under the Safer Lorry Scheme but ultimately the initative remains misguided, the FTA has said.