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. The ‘Tail Lift and Pallet Truck Guidance Document’ has been published by the RHA after extensive consultations with the Association of Pallet Networks (APN), operators and the Health & Safety Executive (HSE), which has endorsed the publication. RHA chief executive Richard Burnett said: “This guidance offers […]
The government has extended the temporary relaxation of drivers’ hours rules in the UK until October, in a move criticised by the industry as not making “any material difference” to the driver shortage.
The government is committed to delivering Brexit on schedule on 31 October with or without a deal, transport secretary Grant Shapps MP told the RHA parliamentary reception last night.
Cambridgeshire family firm Knowles Transport has joined pallet network Palletforce as part of a fresh drive to grow its business though more local work.