Pall-Ex (UK) has appointed Paul Pegg (pictured) as operations director at the company’s central hub in Ellistown, Leicestershire. Pegg joined the logistics giant in 2018 as transport manager before being promoted to UK head of operations. He brings 27 years of experience to the role after starting his career as an HGV Class 1 driver with Holland & Barrett before taking up key management roles with DHL and TNT. The move follows a number of other board-level appointments since Pall-Ex […]
Just one year after being bought by Cathay Investments, Cardiff haulier Rhys Davies has gone under after accruing “unsustainable losses” during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The tyres of HGVs that are being parked up due to COVID-19 should be inspected to prepare them for extended parking, according to Michelin. After a survey from the RHA revealed that around 240,000 vehicles are now laid up for the immediate future, Michelin engineers warned that tyres are not designed to carry the weight of a parked truck or trailer indefinitely. Rob Blurton, senior technical field engineer, advised operators to inspect all tyres for visible damage and abnormal wear […]