A lorry driver was injured at the Port of Felixstowe last week after a 40ft container was dropped onto his truck, crushing the vehicle and trapping him in the remains of the cab. Four fire engines and the ambulance service were called to the Port of Felixstowe just after 5pm on Wednesday evening (21 April). Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said cutting equipment was used to rescue the man from the cab. East of England Ambulance Service dispatched an air […]
The decision of Palletways member Rase Distribution to introduce a 750kg weight limit on domestic tail-lift deliveries has once again put the question of what constitutes a safe pallet weight before the haulage sector.
Pentalver has signed a deal that will see it open a vehicle pre-clearance facility for the export of second-hand vehicles. The deal is a joint venture with New Zealand-based vehicle logistics firm Autohub and Japanese inspection company Jevic and is based at Pentalver’s depot in Felixstowe. The facility has the capacity to handle 30,000 cars per year. Pentalver MD Chris Lawrenson, says: “Our joint venture with Autohub and Jevic is a first for the UK and demonstrates how we work […]
John Heirs, driver training & compliance manager with Malcolm Group, has returned to the UK after completing his third voluntary placement supporting Transaid’s Professional Driver Training Project with the National Institute of Transport (NIT) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.