A specialist transport lawyer has urged hauliers to switch strategy if their work isn’t essential to the fight against the COVID-19 outbreak. He advised operators with spare capacity to offer their services to the sectors that needed it most, including supermarkets and pharmaceuticals. Transport workers are among those on a government list of people deemed critical to the COVID-19 response. However, Tim Culpin, transport partner at law firm Aaron and Partners, said haulage clients working in multiple sectors had contacted […]
KNP Logistics Group, formerly known as Knights of Old Group, slashed its losses by almost two-thirds last year, boosted by major wins in the contract distribution sector, the acquisition of the assets of Steve Porter Transport for just £1, and a restructuring of its finance team, including the addition of a new chief financial officer.
Sheffield-based Tuffnells Parcels Express saw a 16% revenue boost in the first eight months following its management buyout, according to its latest financial results.
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.