TPN to add tail-lift surcharge in wake of new pallet weight safety guidance


The Pallet Network (TPN) is to charge for tail-lift deliveries in response to the recently published safety guidance on pallet weights. The surcharge will be applied on all tail-lift deliveries from 1 August 2021, which TPN said was aimed at protecting driver safety, service levels and profitability. The Sutton Coldfield-based network, which has a 119 members and 130 depots, claims to be the first pallet network to add a surcharge on tail-lift deliveries. It said the move is in recognition […]