The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) has warned that the COVID-19 pandemic will have grave consequences for the transport and logistics sector without urgent action at national and EU level. Most ACEA members have already announced temporary closures of plants due to collapsing demand, supply shortages and government measures and are facing cases of corona infections and quarantines among their employees. “It is clear that this is the worst crisis ever to impact the automotive industry,” admitted ACEA director general […]
Online electricals retailer AO is looking to fill 250 logistics roles at its hub in Crewe in response to the rapid growth in online shopping during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Nearly 11% of logistics businesses are still reporting severe or extreme disruption to their overall freight volumes in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.
To measure the impact of the Covid-19 lockdown on the transport and distribution industry, MT has put together a panel of operators across the UK to give regular feedback on their volume of work and vehicles laid up.