- UK Equipment Importer Facilitating Efficient Future for Warehouses
A top UK importer of high quality materials handling equipment is taking the next steps towards facilitating a safe and efficient future for UK warehouses with the introduction of an innovative new order picker. Pallet Trucks UK, a West Midlands-based leader in manual handling tools and accessories, has announced that the 4.5 metre fully electric ... Read more
- After lengthy deliberation, Health and Safety Executive opposes putting weight limit on pallet trucks
Following a series of testing and deliberations, the HSE has decided against including a maximum weigh limit for pallets into the official HSE guidelines amid fears that doing so may be overly disruptive for the distribution sector.
Despite thorough considerations, with particular emphasis being placed on the importance of maintaining high levels of safety for workers, ... Read more
- In Midst of Brexit Skills Gap, Manual Material Handling Options Provide Easy Solution
The British Chambers of Commerce’s director general has spoken out this week to warn the government that the Brexit deliberations could have potentially catastrophic consequences for UK firms. The notice came as it emerged some businesses were facing the biggest recruitment problem they’d experienced in almost a quarter of a century, with many companies up ... Read more
- Pallet Trucks UK applauds 2 Sisters Food Group after new factory upgrade creates 100 jobs
Pallet Trucks UK has applauded 2 Sisters Food Group for its latest enhancement to its Flixton site, which will create 100 more jobs on top of its current workforce which processes around 1 million birds per week.
Roles in engineering, finance, training and health and safety have been created as part of the expansion, which has ... Read more
- Pallet Trucks UK urges firms to put safety first after sickening pallet injury leaves man unable to walk
Pallet Trucks UK has urged businesses to prioritise worker safety after a dreadful accident caused a pallet to fall on a freight worker, leaving him with devastating spinal injuries and robbing him of his ability to walk.
Andrew Potts, 53, was working as a freight checker for United Pallet Network in Lichfield when the pallet holding ... Read more
- Pallet Trucks UK urges businesses to go galvanised as savage arctic weather storms towards Britain
In light of horrifying weather forecasts showing that the UK is set to be engulfed by multiple blizzards, freezing fogs and lethal ice sheets, Pallet Trucks UK has urged businesses to ensure the safety of their workers by using galvanized steel pallet trucks.
Galvanised and stainless-steel pallet trucks are much safer for outdoor workers due to ... Read more
- Pallet Trucks UK remains calm in the face of robot revolution
Pallet Trucks UK has urged materials handling professionals not to be alarmed by a futuristic new project that could see them sharing their workplaces with autonomous robotic workers in the future.
The new ILIAD (Intra-Logistics with Integrated Automatic Deployment) project has been devised by scientists to create entire new fleets of robots called AGVs (automatic guidance ... Read more
- Pallet Trucks UK urges Bonfire Night revellers not to burn pallets and combat deforestation
Pallet Trucks UK has urged those organising Bonfire Night attractions for the upcoming weekend to consider the environment when enjoying the festivities.
Wooden pallets have become a favoured fuel of choice for bonfires over recent years, with the load-bearing platforms being stacked in huge numbers to create massive fires. Whilst they might create a dazzling spectacle, ... Read more
- Pallet Trucks UK breaks new ground in materials handling with super-low-profile pallet trucks
Pallet Trucks UK has made the lives of materials handling professionals across Britain easier by bolstering its already enormous range of manual handling equipment with a collection of brand new low-profile pallet trucks.
Workers have traditionally only been able to move low-profile pallets with counterbalanced forklifts, a problem which Pallet Trucks UK is seeking to eradicate ... Read more
- Pallet Trucks UK praises selfless freight workers for Children In Need efforts
Pallet Trucks UK has applauded the compassionate spirit of freight workers after they joined forces to deliver goods to Children in Need’s CarFest charity events. The drivers banded together to deliver 27 pallets of stock to CarFest North in Bolesworth Castle, Cheshire and CarFest South at Laverstoke Park Farm, Hampshire.
The CarFest events are weekend festivals ... Read more