A driver risk assessment for tail-lift deliveries has been launched by The Pallet Network (TPN) as part of its ePOD application. It said the checklist should be used by drivers to do dynamic risk assessments of each tail-lift delivery in order to ensure their own and the public’s safety. TPN said it was the first pallet network to go live with the ePOD risk assessment capability, having developed it into the app before best practice information was released. Mark Kendall, […]
Pall-Ex says it has had successful start to its new night-time delivery service in the capital, with 4% of the pallet network’s London’s volumes already migrated to the new service within the first week of operation. The overnight service, which covers all postcodes affected by Olympics delivery restrictions, delivers to customers between 6pm and 6am, with take-up from some of the capital’s major high street brands and businesses. Pall-Ex MD Adrian Russell says: “This new service has already made a […]
A company that failed to ensure two of its workers were sufficiently rested to work and travel safely before they crashed into a parked articulated lorry and died has been fined £450,000.
Bibby Distribution has won a three-year contract with edible oils and fats manufacturer AAK.