Significant financial, regulatory and societal barriers are preventing commercial vehicle operators from investing more in road safety practices, according to a report from the International Road Transport Union (IRU). It found that while 80% of logistics operators will continue to invest in road safety and the industry recognises it has a key role in safety improvements, financial resources, a resistance to change and technology know-how were all preventing further investment. The IRU said 3,500 people die on the roads around […]
Long-awaited industry guidelines on pallet deliveries using tail-lifts have received a mixed reaction from hauliers, some of whom are disappointed that they do not include a weight limit on pallets destined for home addresses.
Fortec has followed Palletline and become the second pallet network to back a tail-lift weight restriction of 750kg across its network.
Canute has launched a new cycle safety scheme in conjunction with its supply chain client Wilko’s.