P&O Ferries has strengthened its freight operations on the Calais-Dover crossing to maintain the flow of goods during the COVID-19 crisis. The company’s workforce in the Port of Calais are taking on new roles in freight handling to keep food, medicines and other goods flowing. The check-in and loading process has also been modified to avoid direct contact and cleaning protocols have been intensified on ships, which have switched from air-conditioning to fresh air. P&O Ferries chief executive Janette Bell […]
Trakm8 has joined the recently formed Association of Fleet Professionals (AFP) as a gold partner.
The coronavirus is not my first pandemic. Back in 2009 when I was working in depot operations, I remember being briefed on a potentially dangerous virus called swine flu that was prevalent across the globe.
Almost a third of fleet operators’ trucks are parked up as a result of the Covid-19 lockdown, according to a survey carried out for MT by market researchers Fusion. Three quarters of operators have at least one vehicle laid up while 9% reported their entire fleet was off the road.