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 […]
The government’s promise to provide a £330bn package of financial measures to keep the UK industry afloat has been welcomed by hauliers, although questions remain over how quickly they can access help.
The DVSA has suspended vehicle tests for two days to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
All London road charging schemes will be temporarily suspended from today (23 March) to help ensure supply chains are kept moving and critical workers and emergency vehicles can move around the capital during the coronavirus outbreak.