The FTA has reassured UK businesses that the supply chain is capable of handling the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic but said it would take the support of government and a flexible approach to keep goods flowing. “Logistics is one of the UK’s most flexible and adaptable industries,” explained policy director Elizabeth de Jong, “and is used to reacting to extreme disruption caused by environmental factors, fuel shortages and employment strikes. “Our members are working closely with customers to […]
Industry associations remain divided over the support the logistics sector requires during the COVID-19 crisis, with the Association of Pallet Networks (APN) demanding a fuel duty derogation and the FTA preferring the Treasury concentrate on alleviating fixed costs.
Events hauliers are backing a call for the government to provide greater support to the events industry as it struggles to survive the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Anderson Group “withdraws support” and moves to cut jobs at Sam Anderson (Newhouse) and T McMillan
The Anderson Group is mulling whether to close down two of its haulage operations – Sam Anderson (Newhouse) and T McMillan Transport – as it begins to make redundancies at both firms.