The government has relaxed EU drivers’ hours rules in England, Scotland and Wales for hauliers involved in the delivery of food and over-the-counter pharmaceuticals. The relaxation also affects deliveries of personal care, household paper and cleaning products. The Department for Transport (DfT) said this “temporary, limited and urgent relaxation” affected drivers when undertaking journeys from distribution to stores or fulfilment centres; from manufacturers or suppliers to distribution centres (including backhauls) and stores; between distribution centres and transport hub trunking, as […]
A huge surge in demand for wine and other alcohol during the lockdown had seen orders for some clients rising by more than 7,000%, according to Johnston Logistics UK.
Senior traffic commissioner (TC) Beverley Bell has welcomed the DfT pledge to make greater use of the Compliance Forum in influencing Vosa enforcement policy.
EV Cargo’s Palletforce has pledged its supply chain expertise and financial support to charities FareShare and the Trussell Trust after being inspired by their work and efforts to redistribute food during the Covid-19 pandemic.