Reason Transport is facing charges under the Health and Safety at Work Act following an HSE investigation into the death of HGV driver Petru Pop in November 2016. Pop died while making a delivery to a residential address in High Wycombe on behalf of Reason Transport. He was crushed to death beneath a 1.1-tonne pallet of tiles which he was attempting to unload from the truck. Family firm Reason Transport was a Palletways member at the time of the accident. […]
HIAB, the UK market leader in truck-mounted lift trucks (TMLT), skip and hook loaders and truck-mounted cranes, is opening a network of eight dedicated service centres around the UK to provide a one-stop-shop for the repair and maintenance of this increasingly sophisticated equipment. MT caught up with Rogier van der Linde, MD UK & Ireland at HIAB, at the recent official opening of the first of these centres in Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire.
It could be another 18 months before claims for damages from thousands of hauliers in relation to the truck manufacturers’ price-fixing cartel are resolved, according to a lawyer involved in the case.
Julian Maturi, the MD of Palletways when it was sold to its current owner James Wilson in 2004, has returned to the business as an executive director.